aspose file tools*
The moose likes Tomcat and the fly likes Setting Request Timeout in Tomcat Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login

Win a copy of Java 8 in Action this week in the Java 8 forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Products » Tomcat
Bookmark "Setting Request Timeout in Tomcat" Watch "Setting Request Timeout in Tomcat" New topic

Setting Request Timeout in Tomcat

Tripp Bishop

Joined: Aug 23, 2002
Posts: 21
I'm not sure if this is a tomcat or JSP question so if this is misplaced, my apologies.
I have a struts action that performs a lot of work and occasionally takes a while to complete its tasks. This cause request timeouts and I was wondering if there was a way to specify a request timeout in the tomcat web.xml or server.xml. If not, is there a programmatic way of doing this? There is in the dread ASP world (server.timeout = 600, for example). Just wondering if there's a similar construct in the JSP world.
Thanks in advance,
vishal raina

Joined: Feb 17, 2009
Posts: 2
You can change the connectionTimeout value in server.xml

<!-- Define a non-SSL HTTP/1.1 Connector on port 8080 -->
<Connector URIEncoding="UTF-8" acceptCount="100" connectionTimeout="20000" disableUploadTimeout="true" enableLookups="false" maxHttpHeaderSize="8192" maxSpareThreads="75" maxThreads="150" minSpareThreads="25" port="7777" redirectPort="8443"/>
Misha Ver
Ranch Hand

Joined: Mar 03, 2008
Posts: 470
Tripp, how long it takes to time out?
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
subject: Setting Request Timeout in Tomcat
Similar Threads
JSP in Windows XP home
session values
Capturing Session TimeOut?
Share data between jsp and servlet without using request or session
tomcat session timeout