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  1. Geode
  2. GEODE-7357

membership-timeout documentation is incorrect

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 1.11.0
    • Component/s: docs, membership
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      Description

      The description for membership-timeout on https://geode.apache.org/docs/guide/110/reference/topics/gemfire_properties.html is incorrect.

      It describes the member-timeout behavior of an old version of the product, before geode 1.0.

      Based on this description, a user might assume that an unresponsive member will be kicked out of the system only after 3*member-timeout milliseconds have elapsed. That may have been true before geode 1.0, but the geode has a different failure detection algorithm which will remove members after a minimum of 2*member-timeout milliseconds

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            • Assignee:
              upthewaterspout Dan Smith
              Reporter:
              upthewaterspout Dan Smith

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