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Re: [ProgSoc] Timeout period
On Thu, 26 Oct 2000, Matt Beauregard wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 08:17:14AM +1100, Chocky wrote:
> > Does anyone know why often Web servers have a timeout period of 5-20
> > minutes on sessions? Why would you decrease the timeout period and why
> > would you increase it?
> Define "session"? Standard web servers don't know about sessions,
> except for keepalive connections (which in Apache default to closure
> after 15 seconds idle or 100 requests). Maybe I'm missing something,
> but I was under the impression that apart from keepalive HTTP was
> entirely stateless.
I think this is what I'm refering too. It based on how idle the connection
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