Is it safe to enable net.ipv4.tcp_tw_recycle and/or net.ipv4.tcp_tw_reuse sysctl options in a NAT environment?

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Issue

  • Is it recommened to have net.ipv4.tcp_tw_recycle or net.ipv4.tcp_tw_reuse options enabled when there is a device performing NAT in our environment?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • TCP network connections

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