In computing, a timeout is either an error condition or event that occurs when an event exceeds the time frame permitted to it, or the period of time allotted to a given event.

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How browsers handle multiple IPs

Can someone direct me to information on exact browsers behavior when browser gets multiple A records for a given hostname (say ip1 and ip2), and one of them is not accessible. I interested in EXACT ...
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Nginx + php-fpm “504 Gateway Time-out” error with almost zero load (on a test-server)

After debugging for 6-hours - I am giving this up :| We have a nginx+php-fpm+mysql in LAN with almost 100 wordpress (created and used by different designers/developers all working on test wordpres ...
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Apache reaching MaxClients and locking the server

I currently have an Apache2 server running with mpm-prefork and mod_php on a OpenVZ VPS with 512M real / 1024M burstable RAM (no swap). After running some tests, I found that the maximum process size ...
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Too Many ESTABLISHED connection from a single IP address in Apache

netstat -ntp |grep 80 shows too many ESTABLISHED connection from single IP address. Around 300 of them and it is not an attack and user is using a 2G connection to access Apache. This is the case ...
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One workstation gets slow access to the server, but others are fast

I've just setup a machine with Windows Server 2008. It hosts various services, like IIS, POP3, SMTP, Music for Squeezeboxes, VNC. All was working well for the first week or so. One day I needed to ...
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ssh session idle timeout

The Solaris machine we do most of our development on has an annoying habit of timing out SSH sessions. Doesn't matter whether the client is my Ubuntu desktop, my Solaris desktop or my Windows desktop ...
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Oracle has exactly 20 second delay

I have a development oracle server in the office that has worked for several months up until Friday, when each and every call started returning after a 20 second delay to my computer. The delays are ...
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mod_proxy on Apache 2.2.3 proxying to Tomcat 5.5 returns Error 502 Bad Gateway

I'm getting a 502 bad gateway error when using mod_proxy on Apache 2.2.3 proxying to Tomcat 5.5. It works correctly when used directly via Tomcat (not via mod_proxy), so I assume the problem is on ...
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Too many TIME_WAIT state connections! [duplicate]

I've been reading about this everywhere all day, and from what I've gathered, TIME_WAIT is a relatively harmless state. It's supposed to be harmless even when there's too many. But if they're jumping ...
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Large insert/update in table causes timeout while SQL Server re-arrange indexes

We insert/delete about 1 million rows of a two million rows table with SSIS. We have 20 indexes on this table. Right after the SSIS finished, we're experiencing timeouts in the frontend. The ...
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Nagios “CRITICAL - Socket timeout after 10 seconds” problems with service and host Checks

got a little bit of a problem with a Nagios system we are using in our office, which has only recently started appearing. what i would like to know really is the best solution to resolve this problem ...
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Postfix Connection Timed out

I used the tutorial below to setup postfix and dovecot on a Digital Ocean server. But I'm getting "Connection Timed out" when postfix/smtp tries to deliver an email to a remote host like gmail or ...
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IE and Google Chrome timeout on an IIS6 hosted SSL page that Firefox handles well

Ok, here's the scenario: Up until a few weeks ago, none of us noticed anything wrong with the corporate website. People were using it without complaint. Then, a client complained that a specific page ...
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DNS resolve timeout on RHEL 6.3 behind firewall

I have a server running Red Hat 6.3 Enterprise inside a VMWare virtual machine. There's a Juniper SSG 5 firewall sitting between the server and the Internet. I'm trying to diagnose what it looks like ...
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ssh, telnet to AWS EC2 instance time out

I can't connect to my AWS EC2 Ubuntu instance. I appear to have the address and user right, the security group allows connections on all ports, and I'm using the right key pair. SSH and telnet keep ...
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Postfix seems too aggressive while sending newsletters

I'm having a problem sending newsletters to certain domains/servers, like yahoo or minor network providers. It's like I'm spamming their servers with connections and they tell me to stop after a short ...
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Set Command Timeout from SQL Server 2005 rather than through the code?

I have an issue where things are timing out and I need to get an intermediate fix up while I work on making it faster. I can apparently set Command Timeout on the code side and it will prevent this, ...