Escalating Defferal Interval, no ceiling???


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Message 1981 - Posted: 25 Jun 2004, 16:57:50 UTC

Whose idea was it to allow the deferral interval to simply continue escalating with no ceiling? Was there a reason for this design or was it an oversight?

What was wrong with the classic 1 hour?

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Message 2027 - Posted: 25 Jun 2004, 18:29:48 UTC

There are ceilings, two weeks is the highest one. By having a random and increasing retry period the servers are less likely to get overloaded and go back down immediately after an outage.

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Message 2035 - Posted: 25 Jun 2004, 18:41:13 UTC

Ceilings I understand. But 2 weeks? Doesn't that seem a bit excessive?

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