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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: Re: where is ct_connect timeout set?
Date: Nov 26 1997 7:40PM
John Howland wrote:
> Ladies nad Gentlemen:
> Please be kind enough to point me toward the documentation
> or FAQ that describes an
> "internal Client Library error: Read from the server has timed out"
> I get this error on my very first ct_connect in the morning.
> When I re-run my little test program immediately after the failure,
> the program works.
> Points I need help on are
> 1. Can I reset the timeout value, and if so, how
> 2. How can I reliably detect this condition and what
> suggestions do you have for a re-try strategy
I found the answer in about five minutes searching sybooks for
'timeout'... (if you don't have sybooks installed you can go to
The default login timeout is 60 seconds. It can be changed with a
call to ct_config().
In Sybperl this would be
ct_config(CS_SET, CS_LOGIN_TIMEOUT, 120, CS_INT_TYPE);
to set the timeout to 2 minutes.
You can also set the timeout to be infinite:
ct_config(CS_SET, CS_LOGIN_TIMEOUT, CS_NO_LIMIT, CS_INT_TYPE);
I have not tried it here as I don't have any response problems,
but it should work.
Michael Peppler -||- Data Migrations Inc.
email@example.com -||- http://www.mbay.net/~mpeppler