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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Timeout settings not working properly
Date Mon, 19 Jan 2009 14:14:45 GMT
On Mon, 2009-01-19 at 11:39 +0100, hakan.jacobsson wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm using HttpClient 3.1 to connect to a server.
> I've set both the connection timeout and the socket timeout.
> I set the connection timeout in the HttpConnectionManager (later set  
> in HttpClient) like this:
> 
> ------------
> 
> 			MultiThreadedHttpConnectionManager cm = new  
> MultiThreadedHttpConnectionManager();
> 			//connection timeout - same value as for socket timeout (set in  
> the PostMethod - see below))
> 			cm.getParams().setConnectionTimeout(Integer.parseInt(getProperty 
> (MADS_AD_TIMEOUT)));
> 			//set HttpConnectionManager in HttpClient
> 			madsClient.setHttpConnectionManager(cm);
> 
> ------------
> 
> I set the sockettimeout in the PostMethod class like this:
> 
> ------------
> 			//retry and socket timeout settings (result = an instance of  
> PostMethod)
> 			result.getParams().setParameter(HttpMethodParams.RETRY_HANDLER,  
> new DefaultHttpMethodRetryHandler(1, false));
> 			//socket timeout (connection timeout already set in HttpClient)
> 			result.getParams().setSoTimeout(Integer.parseInt(getProperty 
> (MADS_AD_TIMEOUT)));
> 
> -------------
> 
> At times (when the server we connect to is slow on response?) the  
> requests still wait for a much longer time than the timeout we use  
> (500 ms).
> A SocketTimeout/ConnectionTimeout-exception is thrown, but this might  
> take a very long time (48 seconds is a recent example). We measure  
> the time in
> our code.
> 
> Any idea what might cause this problem?
> 

Timeouts work. Please see the description of the socket timeout
(SO_TIMEOUT) for details as to what exactly this value represents.

Oleg


> /best regards, HÃ¥kan Jacobsson, System developer in Stockholm, Sweden.
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