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Re: [RFC] automatically retrying network connections

From: Jimmy Yuen Ho Wong
Subject: Re: [RFC] automatically retrying network connections
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2018 21:57:26 +0100

On Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 9:23 AM, Robert Pluim <address@hidden> wrote:
> Jimmy Yuen Ho Wong <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Won't that cause problems for users of sites that use fail2ban to lock
>>> people out after failed login attempts ? It might be convenient, but
>>> would need a user option so it could be disabled.
>> I think exponential backoff and a max-retry is in order.
> Iʼd argue for simplicity: try the connection, if it fails because too
> much time was spent answering the nsm questions, retry once. That way
> any true failure gets quickly communicated to the user.
> Robert

Sounds good to me too.

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