Solaris TCP may abort early or ignore incoming connections when under memory pressure. (Doc ID 1612673.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 to 11.1 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Solaris may abort - send a TCP RST - to peers which are advertising a zero window condition for more than a few seconds.    

Solaris may also abort TCP connections early - after only 30 seconds. 

Finally, Solaris may ignore incoming TCP connection requests - and not increment the tcpListenDrop counter. 

Cause

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