BUG #6183: FATAL: canceling authentication due to timeout

From: "Thorvald Natvig" <thorvald(at)medallia(dot)com>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: BUG #6183: FATAL: canceling authentication due to timeout
Date: 2011-08-29 22:02:12
Message-ID: 201108292202.p7TM2CO0061531@wwwmaster.postgresql.org
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The following bug has been logged online:

Bug reference: 6183
Logged by: Thorvald Natvig
Email address: thorvald(at)medallia(dot)com
PostgreSQL version: 9.1rc1
Operating system: RHEL6
Description: FATAL: canceling authentication due to timeout

We get a lot of "FATAL: canceling authentication due to timeout" in the
log, with accompanying closed connections to clients.

We first saw this on 9.0.4. Googling around, I saw a reference on
postgresql-hackers to

There does indeed seem to be a correlation between doing vacuum and seeing
this error.

Seeing as that commit was included in 9.1rc1, we tried upgrading to 9.1rc1
doing a full dump/restore. However, the exact same problem still remains.


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