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Client TCP KEEPALIVE TIMEOUT Impact (Doc ID 2357821.1)

Last updated on JUNE 23, 2021

Applies to:

JDBC - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


WebSphere is being used with 2 Instances of JVM running on two different nodes. Messaging Engine ( ME ) is configured in ACTIVE/ PASSIVE mode. Whenever JVM instance is going down , ME is getting failed over to another node.
However, database connectivity is not getting through after this failover.
Application vendor recommended to review the parameter TCP KEEP ALIVE TIMEOUT.
Current value is 7200000 ( 2 Hours ) and the suggestion is to change it to 5 minutes.

Database is 2 node RAC on Solaris 5.11.
Database Version is

Will there be any negative impact on this parameter TCP KEEP ALIVE TIMEOUT change ?


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