[atlas] some thoughts and question regrding probe "stability"
Philip Homburg philip.homburg at ripe.net
Fri Jul 18 00:27:05 CEST 2014
On 2014/07/17 19:01 , Mike. wrote: > On 7/17/2014 at 6:03 PM Philip Homburg wrote: > > |Hi Wilfried, > | [major snip] > | > | In contrast, the connection between a probe and the > | controller is already terminated if the network is > | down for one minute. > ============= > > > > Pulling that one sentence out of a long-ish reply. > > If I read that correctly... > > If a probe loses contact with its controller for > 60 seconds, then the controller considers the probe > offline and starts a disconnected timer. More like, the controller 'pings' the probe every 20 seconds and after 3 missed responses the connection is terminated. And for the Atlas system as a whole, that works. But the goal of the Atlas system is not to have a probe connected as long as possible. Philip