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terminate running connections from cli

I am looking to see if there is a way to terminate connections from the cli. I am running our MWG as ICAP servers and have noticed that I have several connections that have been open for several days. I would like to be able to close the connections instead of restarting the mwg-core service and effecting other users and their processes. Any ideas if this can be done?

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Re: terminate running connections from cli

Hello @mikeyland1981 

you can use the ss command:


ss -K dst dport = 8080


but first double check that you are not destroying connections intended to be esablished permanently. MWG has a setting ( FirstLongRunCall I belive) to restring long running connection to 24h by default, not sure it being applied to ICAP too.

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Re: terminate running connections from cli


Hope you are doing well.


Under Configuration->Proxies->Advanced Settings-> We have timeout for errors for long running connections with the value 24 hours.


The Rule to Block on All Errors in Error Handler  should be present/enabled.  If it is switched off which will lead to keeping connections alive for always.  So implementing a long running connection handler is advised  if it is disabled or not present currently.


It works for ICAP as well when MWG is acting as ICAP server.


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