VCRP-67-000001 - The rhttpproxy must drop connections to disconnected clients.


The rhttpproxy client connections that are established but no longer connected can consume resources that might otherwise be required by active connections. It is a best practice to terminate connections that are no longer connected to an active client.


Navigate to and open /etc/vmware-rhttpproxy/config.xml.

Locate the /// block and configure as follows:


Restart the service for changes to take effect.

# vmon-cli --restart rhttpproxy

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This security hardening control applies to the following category of controls within NIST 800-53: Access Control.This control applies to the following type of system Unix.