[syslog-ng]TCP Connection Dropouts

Balazs Scheidler syslog-ng@lists.balabit.hu
Mon, 17 May 2004 10:06:21 +0200

2004-05-17, h keltezéssel 06:05-kor Philip Webster ezt írta:
> Hello,
> I'm wondering about the resilience of syslog-ng to TCP connection dropouts. 
> I've tested what happens when there is no connection available - syslog-ng 
> buffers the output and continues to write to local files, ie. it doesn't block.
> But what happens if the TCP connection fails halfway through?  So, for 
> example, the three-way handshake has been completed, but there is no response 
> after the first data packet is sent because the remote host (or router, 
> switch, ISP ...) has stopped responding.  I can't really test this, so does 
> anyone know how syslog-ng handles it?

exactly the same, syslog-ng 1.6.x does never block. (or at least should
not), there's no flow control.

PGP info: KeyID 9AF8D0A9 Fingerprint CD27 CFB0 802C 0944 9CFD 804E C82C 8EB1