Oracle iPlanet Web Server 7.0.9 Administrator's Configuration File Reference


The following table describes parameters for the http-client-config function.

Table 7–60 http-client-config Parameters




(Optional) Indicates whether the HTTP client should attempt to use persistent connections. The default value is true.


(Optional) The maximum number of seconds to keep a persistent connection open. The default value is 29.


(Optional) Indicates whether the HTTP client can reuse existing persistent connections for all types of requests. The default value is false indicating that persistent connections will not be reused for non-GET requests or for requests with a body.


(Optional) HTTP protocol version string. By default, the HTTP client uses either HTTP/1.0 or HTTP/1.1 based on the contents of the HTTP request. In general, you should not use the protocol parameter unless you encounter specific protocol interoperability problems.


(Optional) Value of the proxy-agent HTTP request header. The default is a string that contains the web server product name and version.  


(Optional) The number of times to retry getting content from the origin web server before sending an error to the client. Acceptable values are 0 through 100, with the value 0 indicating that no retries should be attempted. The default value is 3.


(Optional) Common to all obj.conf functions. Adds a bucket to monitor performance. For more information, see The bucket Parameter.