Ensure that you are familiar with the JEP 124 draft standard. More information is available at http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0124.html.
See httpbind.conf File Location for information on finding this file.
Set the httpbind.hold parameter to the maximum value you want the gateway to allow for the hold attribute in the client request.
The default is 5. For example:
If the hold value sent by the client is greater than the gateway's hold value, the gateway's hold value is used.
Save and close httpbind.conf.
Restart the gateway using the tools provided by the web or application server.