How does idle-timeout-minutes work in a datasource ?

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  • What is idle-timeout-minutes in datasource configuration ?
  • Why is the connection not removed after idle-timeout-minutes ?
  • Why is DestroyedCount always 0 for a data source which has not set max-pool-size and min-pool-size ?
  • What is use of idle-timeout-minutes in datasource?
  • We are relying on idle-timeout-minutes to flush idle connections and get below errors:
IO Error: End of TNS data channel; nested exception is java.sql.SQLRecoverableException: IO Error: End of TNS data channel
Closed Connection; nested exception is java.sql.SQLRecoverableException: Closed Connection
  • How to set idle timeout in a data source?
  • What is the meaning of the following TRACE event?
<TIMESTAMP> TRACE [org.jboss.jca.core.connectionmanager.pool.strategy.OnePool] (IdleRemover) Destroying timedout connection org.jboss.jca.core.connectionmanager.listener.TxConnectionListener@3b729fa1[state=NORMAL managed connection=org.jboss.jca.adapters.jdbc.local.LocalManagedConnection@624e2184 connection handles=0 lastUse=1388075895091 trackByTx=false pool=org.jboss.jca.core.connectionmanager.pool.strategy.OnePool@42b996d7 pool internal context=SemaphoreArrayListManagedConnectionPool@3a6f01bf[pool=<POOL NAME>]
  • want to know when the connections would drop to 0, is it when the idle timeout kicks in ?


  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
  • EAP 5
    • idle-timeout-minutes as defined in a *-ds.xml
  • EAP 6 and later
    • idle-timeout-minutes as defined in
      • jboss-as-resource-adapters_1_*.xsd
      • jboss-as-datasources_1_*.xsd

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