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Re: Changing TCP timeout
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Changing TCP timeout
- From: Jason Opperisano <opie_(_at_)_817west_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 17:13:54 -0400
On Tue, 2004-08-10 at 14:27, Adam Bender wrote:
> I'm running a scan on a local network, and when I try to connect
> to a host that has a firewall running, it has to wait until the TCP
> connection times out before it continues. Is there a way to
> lower the TCP timeout in the kernel, or with a syscall or something?
> If it's in the kernel, where should I look for it?
that really should be implemented in the scanner you're using. as an
example; with nmap, you can set the following parameters to tune your
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