[Buildbot-devel] Intermittent Connection.Lost error with Windows slaves

Philippe McLean philippe.mclean at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 18:34:13 UTC 2012

I have used windows slaves (and both windows and linux masters) extensively
and very rarely see the connection lost error.

I do not use an SSH tunnel. All slaves and masters are in a LAN.

On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 11:18 AM, Dustin J. Mitchell <dustin at v.igoro.us>wrote:

> If you're using an SSH tunnel, it sounds like the network between the
> hosts is complex at best.  I'm guessing that there's some timeout
> there - perhaps in a NAT table, or some session-based firewall -
> that's causing connections to get dropped when they're idle for too
> long -- which can happen during the slower parts of a build.
> It's just a guess..
> Dustin
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