[virt-tools-list] VirtViewer and TCP Keepalives

Marc-André Lureau mlureau at redhat.com
Tue Sep 3 15:20:23 UTC 2013

----- Original Message -----
> Hi all
> I had a quick google and grepped through the v0.5.7 but don't see TCP
> keepalives being used.
> We're running RHEV 3.2 in a couple of sites and find that if we have a SPICE
> session to a VM open but idle for for around 15 minutes, it disconnects.
> This is annoying our users.
> Is there a way to stop these idle timeouts? Would implementing TCP keepalives
> be a solution?

Since spice-gtk v0.10, sockets are set with keepalive.

Are you testing with a Windows client or on RHEL?

Can you tell more about the client & networking setup?


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