Fixing ‘Server Sessions Hung’

June 3, 2007

Server Sessions Hung is a Perfmon counter that shows “… the number of active sessions that were timed out and were unable to proceed due to a lack of response from the remote server.”

Fine, I get this. Now, except troubleshooting, is there anything else that we should do about those hung sessions? It possible to detect and disconnect hung sessions? Should we instead restart Server service? Or just let those sessions remain hung until next server reboot?

Interestingly it seems there’s nothing about dealing with this problem available on the Internet.