Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP7 Performance Tuning, Sizing, and Scaling Guide

Connection Timeout

You can specify the number of seconds the server waits for data to arrive from the client before closing the connection by using theAcceptTimeout directive. If data does not arrive before the timeout expires, the connection is closed. This is set to 30 seconds by default. Under most circumstances, you won’t need to change this setting. You can free up threads by setting this to less than the default, but you might also disconnect users with slower connections.


You can set AcceptTimeout by: