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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DNS Server Responses and Timeouts

We're experiencing a frustrating problem on our LAN. Periodically, DNS queries to our ISP nameservers timeout forcing a 5 second delay. Even if I bypass /etc/resolv.conf by using a direct dig to one ...
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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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What is the IIS7 default keepalive time?

What is the IIS7 default time for HTTP keepAlive?
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Why does my ssh timeout vary with network location?

When I'm ssh'ed into one of our office servers (which run Fedora 10) from home, my session times out after a fairly short period of activity (5 minutes or so). I've tried using TcpKeepAlive on the ...
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How can I set a short timeout with the ping command?

I am trying to write a script that lists all the hosts on my LAN (there a about 20 of them) and writes the ping status next to each host. I have the DHCP leases file, so I have all the IPs (say, ...
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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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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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ESXcli command timeout at 30 minutes

I am working on a powercli script to loop through each datastore in our environment and reclaim space on the thin provisioned LUNs. All LUNs in the environment are Dell Equal Logic. vCenter ...
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SSH Connections freezing with “Write failed: Broken pipe”

I am connecting to a CentOS 5.5 box via SSH from a Ubuntu 11.04 machine. The connection appears to work as expected when it is in active use (i.e. no lag or loss), but if it is left inactive for a ...
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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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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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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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nginx connection timeout & client closed connection issue

I have this nginx server running on AWS & it was working all fine until recently when couple of users started complaining about the website not opening until they made some 10 attempts to access ...
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Timeout saving table in SQL Server

I'm trying to add a column to a table with much data in SQL Server 2005, using SSMS. So I browse to the table, select Modify, and add the new column. Then, when I press Save, I get the following ...
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How to debug apache timeouts?

I run a PHP web application on an Apache 2.2 server (Ubuntu Server 10.04, 8x2GHz, 12Gb RAM) using prefork. Each day Apache gets about 100k-200k requests, of these about 100-200 hits the timeout limit ...
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Search and Domain in resolv.conf = slow lookups on Ubuntu

I have a machine running ubuntu 10.04 server. I've started getting long (5-10 second) delays when making connections to (some) sites outside of the LAN using tools like curl and wget. Using tcpdump ...
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HTTP (random?) connection timeout with Windows 7

Update: Reinstalled Windows 7 Installed Windows 8 Various Apache tweaks (AcceptFilter http none...) Installed Windows XP Some Wireshark log 1 0.000000000 HonHaiPr_0b:36:ae D-LinkIn_64:ca:28 ...
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Setting timeout for cron jobs

Do Ubuntu Linux cron (Vixie cron?) support setting timeout for its jobs? Specifically, the process would be killed after X seconds unless it finishes successfully by then. I have had some cases ...
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Nginx proxy_read_timeout vs. proxy_connect_timeout

I've started using Nginx as a reverse proxy for a set of servers that provide some sort of service. The service can be rather slow at times (its running on Java and the JVM sometimes gets stuck in ...
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HAProxy, client timeouts when connecting from JDBC pool

I have a webapp (Tomcat/Hibernate/DBCP 1.4) that runs queries against MySQL, and this works fine for a certain load, say 50 queries a second. When I route the same moderate load through HAProxy (still ...
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Setting up Nginx to *not* retry on Rails timeouts

I have a Rails+Phusion Passenger set-up. Sometimes, the user query that Nginx is proxying to Passenger/Rails times out. How can we set Nginx such that after keepalive_timeout, Nginx does NOT retry but ...
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clone(2) 30-sec delay in apache

I've issue with apache. Everything begins about a week ago (so this may be related to latest system updates) - my monitoring tools SMS me about non-working website. I've checked it, and looks like ...
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How to reduce timeout for bad password on disconnected laptop?

I use a Windows 7 laptop computer. When not attached to my AD domain, if I enter an incorrect password, I have to wait approximately a full minute before the failure response comes back. When ...
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Pacemaker/corosync timeout before resource transfers

This seems like a simple question, but one I can't seem to find the answer for despite going over the pacemaker documentation multiple times. I've got corosync set up with pacemaker to share a ...
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Using curl to make a HEAD request with a hard timeout

I'd like to use curl to send a HTTP HEAD request to a URL to verify that it is working correctly (server is up and sends a successful response). At the end, I need the final HTTP response code ...
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SSH Session Inactivity Configuration?

I'm trying to zero in on the exact option, or combination of options, that will force each SSH session to be terminated when inactive for a specified time. I'm using Putty to SSH to a RHEL AS3 ...
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Apache freezing, How to detect which virtual host is getting hit?

I have a production server that in the last 24 hours has been hard rebooted 4 times due to freezes. Ping is fine but all other services time-out (Apache, SSHd, etc). I have now diagnosed it to Apache ...
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Apache 2.2 CGI timeout configuration

I have a default Apache 2.2 system setup with a Perl CGI script directory configured like so: ScriptAlias /jarvis/ "/opt/jarvis/cgi-bin/" Nothing fancy in here except one of my scripts takes over ...
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Why is my SSH session timing out in less than a minute?

Within a minute of connecting to my remote Linux server through SSH, my session times out and I cannot contact the server until a few seconds have passed. Meanwhile, I'm connected to other servers ...
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Nginx and uwsgi timeouts

I have nginx serving a django app powered by uwsgi. Occasionally I am getting 504's and want to increase the timeout. When using the nginx uwsgi module, do I need to use a special param to account for ...
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Ubuntu Apache 10 second timeout

I'm debugging an API I'm building using netcat to send raw HTTP requests. The thing is that Apache closes the connection after 10 seconds, giving me very little time to type. I know that I could pipe ...
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How to prevent Windows 7 Remote Desktop time outs?

I can't seem to get some Windows 7 machines to prevent active but idle Remote Desktop connections from timing out. I've changed all of the local group policy settings on my test machine under ...
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Timeouts when connecting to SQL Server since installing SP1 for Windows 7

I just installed SP1 for windows 7 and I have severe performance degradation when connecting to SQL Server 2005 since then. Establishing connection takes more than 30 seconds while it's instantaneous ...
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TFTP Timing Out on Ubuntu VM [closed]

I'm running a Windows 7 PC with VMware installed which has my Ubuntu (10.04 Lucid Lynx). I recently installed a DHCP server and TFTP (Xinet tftpd) using these instructions. I've mapped a network drive ...
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connection times out after 1GB download

I have a very weird problem with few of my servers. It seems that users on these servers, whenever they download from them, either via FTP (proftpd) or HTTP (apache2), big files (over 1GB), the ...
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MySQL query time-out available?

Is there a way to associate a time out to a query sent to the MySQL server? Expected behavior MySQL server would trigger a time out if the query did not complete after a time T provided by the ...
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sata timeout on webserver

I have a web server. About 100-150 virtual hosts. Just small websites. My first post is here: http://serverfault.com/questions/152855/sata-hdd-errors , but now I have new error on other disk. 1. I ...
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SSH connection closed/dropped a few seconds after successful log in (EC2/linux/debian)

I have been using ssh to connect to the same EC2 instance for months. Now, all of a sudden, I am getting kicked off the server every time I try to do so. The amount of time I can remain connected ...
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Nginx as reverse proxy: how to properly configure gateway timeout?

We have configured Nginx as a reverse proxy to an Apache server farm, but I'm running into trouble with the gateway timeouts. Our Goal in human readable form is: "Deliver a request within one second, ...
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Nginx + Passenger : stop file uploads timing out after 30 seconds

I have a ruby app which runs under passenger and nginx. If i try to upload a largish file (eg 15+ meg), when it gets to 30s in, the upload restarts (according to chrome) and at the end of the next 30 ...
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Nginx + PHP-FPM Timeouts, almost zero load consumption?

I've got a server running on a Linode with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Nginx 0.7.65, MySQL 5.1.41 and PHP 5.3.2 with PHP-FPM. There is a WordPress blog on it, updated to WordPress 3.2.1 recently. I have made ...
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timeout duration on linux

I'm trying to run a command for 5 hours and 10 minuts. I found out how to run it for 5 hours but I'm unable to run it for 5 hours and 10 minuts.. timeout -sKILL 5h mplayer -dumpstream ...
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How do I troubleshoot a server I can't get logged into?

This morning I am unable to log into SQL Server because it appears to be busy doing something, so much so that CPU usage is constantly at 98%-99%. I am guessing that something has gone wrong with the ...
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IIS 6.0 / 2003 giving 404 error after period of time

I have a local development server running Windows Server 2003 that hosts a few applications running on IIS 6.0. I can connect to these said applications just fine but after an unknown period of time ...
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why would ssh work the first, second, and third time but time out on the fourth?

I would like to be able to use ssh, but I end up getting an timeout intermittently. Here is how I can reproduce the error on the server in question: $ ssh <user>@<server> ls # returns ...
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Connection Timed out - Apache2/Ubuntu server. Why?

I've managed to create SVN server that works on localhost (I used this tutorial). Checkout and all other commands work locally (when I use the adress https://localhost/svn/repository-name) I own a ...
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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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Unexplained 0.1% packets time out when pinging from router

I'm troubleshooting a customer who requires the ability to send 5000 pings from the router to their remote site over a satellite link with zero timeouts, yet they keep experiencing one to five packets ...
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Areca 1880i RAID card doesn't initialize: “Waiting for F/W to become ready”

During a kickstart installation (Centos 6.0) of a server having this hardware: Areca 1880i 8-port SAS RAID PCIe 512MB cache Areca Battery Backup Module 6 Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 64MB ...
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How to debug sporadic outbound connection timeouts?

I'm having trouble connecting to my remote host via SSH. I have narrowed the issue down to my local host only as other clients make nominal (fast and stable) connections every time. Attempting to ...