Cleaning up outstanding binds

Document ID : KB000092797
Last Modified Date : 23/04/2018
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Introduction:
How to cleanup outstanding binds.
Question:
Applications issue binds to access CA LDAP, issue ldap commands and then should issue unbinds once done. Sometimes for whatever reason the unbind is not done causing the binds to build up and cause CA LDAP to slow down and hang.

Is there a way to prevent outstanding binds from building up?
Answer:
Set 'idletimeout' in the slapd.conf file to timeout binds. 

'idletimeout' will help cleanup up these connection when they become idle.

Please see:

https://docops.ca.com/ca-system-z-security-communication-servers-dsi-ldap-pam/15-1/en/configuring/configuring-ca-ldap-server/customize-the-slapd-configuration-file