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Re: idle in transaction...unexpected EOF on client connection

From: "Scott Marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Tena Sakai" <tsakai(at)gallo(dot)ucsf(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: idle in transaction...unexpected EOF on client connection
Date: 2007-11-09 22:11:46
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On Nov 9, 2007 3:58 PM, Tena Sakai <tsakai(at)gallo(dot)ucsf(dot)edu> wrote:
>
> Hi Everybody,
>
>  I see in serverlog many entries that read:
>   <gadb 2007-11-09 13:13:47 PST idle in transaction>LOG:  unexpected EOF on
> client connection
>   <gadb 2007-11-09 13:23:08 PST idle in transaction>LOG:  unexpected EOF on
> client connection
>   <gadb 2007-11-09 13:23:44 PST idle in transaction>LOG:  unexpected EOF on
> client connection
>   <gadb 2007-11-09 13:25:42 PST idle in transaction>LOG:  unexpected EOF on
> client connection
>
>  This occurs regularly and frequently and I am
>  wondering if it is indicative of any underlying
>  issue(s).  Would you please let me know what
>  you know?

Most likely what is happening is that you have a firewall between your
app and your db server that is closing idle connections after x
minutes.  Could be other things, like crashing clients, etc...  Hard
to say without more evidence.

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