[opencms-dev] firewall closes connections to DB

Jordi Martí jmarti at theinit.com
Tue Jan 26 21:09:23 CET 2010

Sorry, I forgot to mention that database is ORACLE in this case.

El 26/01/2010 19:30, Jordi Martí escribió:
> Hi all,
> if anyone could help with this, i would be very very very thankful.
> We have a stable opencms 6.0.3 version (sigh) running on production 
> for around two-three years. It has been used for internal purposes 
> (intranet); but now, we want to use it as an extranet; but we 
> installed it in a DMZ and now, connections are being closed by the 
> firewall, causing after long periods of inactivity, a white screen 
> during about 15 minutes until the system closes or throws the old 
> connection away.
> I've searched it in nabble and found these two links that advise me to 
> do a wget in a cron. That's a dirty *but useful* solution that I will 
> implement.
> http://old.nabble.com/MySQL,-OpenCms-and-a-3Com-Superstack-firewall-to883637.html#a883637 
> http://old.nabble.com/OpenCms-Freezing-to2173684.html#a2175298
> (BTW, system managers keep on telling me that it is not possible to 
> deactivate this "feature" in the firewall)
> *My question is:*
> Is there ANY feature / bugfix after opencms 6.0.3 that would REALLY 
> fix my problem and I could use it as an argument to migrate to opencms 
> 7.5?
> I cannot do any test on production and i have not been able to 
> reproduce the problem at localhost, so I cannot figure it out by myself.
> Thanks everybody.
> Jordi Martí - jmarti xATx theinit _DOT_ com
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