TAF Session Hangs, Select Fails To Complete W/ Loss Of NIC: Tune TCP Keepalive

(Doc ID 364171.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 15, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version: 9.2.0.1 and later   [Release: 9.2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 15-Jan-2012***

Symptoms

Attempting to test Transparent Application Failover (TAF) by failing the interface w/ active sessions.

However, when downing/disconnecting the Network Interface Card (NIC) on the remote machine, the Client connection hangs for hours.

Problem reproducible in testing.

Cause

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