What is significance of WebFortpool.TestOnBorrow parameter

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Last Modified Date : 29/08/2018
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Configuring for a connection pool  validation  in CA Strong Authentication's AFM component when making every new connection to Webfort. If the TestOnBorrow=True is set then every connection that is borrowed from a pool is tested. 
What is significance of  "WebFortpool.TestOnBorrow"  parameter in AFM ? 
Arcot Flow Manager server communicating with Webfort server
TestOnBorrow when set as true via arcotafm.properties, AFM when making a connection with CA Strong Authentication Server will reach out to the CA Strong Authentication Server's connection pool to get a connection. This connection will be tested first, if it fails then the corrupted pool is destroyed and a new connection pool will be created. If the TestOnBorrow is set to false then the connection is not tested . This validation and recreating of a new pool leads to robust tested connections being used but such validation will add to some processing overhead.
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