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»Forums Index »Product Support »ProphetX Support »How 'bout changing the timeout value for ProphetX ?
Author Topic: How 'bout changing the timeout value for ProphetX ? (4 messages, Page 1 of 1)

AMA
-DTN Evangelist-
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Joined: Aug 1, 2007


Posted: Feb 24, 2015 11:41 AM          Msg. 1 of 4
Hi - I occasionally have burps in my internet feed, where the connection is lost for a short time.

The other software I use has long enough timeout values to where it's pretty much unaffected; when the feed resumes, those apps update and move right along.

PhX, however, apparently has a really short timeout value and it blows up and sometimes restarts and sometimes just goes bye-bye, requiring a full restart of PhX.

So, how about either upping the time out period for PhX or, better yet, letting the user set the value?

AMA
-DTN Evangelist-
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Posted: Feb 24, 2015 11:42 AM          Msg. 2 of 4
Oh, and btw, if you all would be willing to do a one-on-one, if you'd show me where to patch the current PhX code I'm running to jack up the value, that'd work fine for now

DTN_Tech_Kevin_A
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Posts: 4
Joined: May 7, 2004


Posted: Feb 24, 2015 03:09 PM          Msg. 3 of 4
Hello AMA,
There are a variety of things that can cause 'internet burps' and the Prophet X connection can have different responses depending on the cause.
Would it be possible to have you send a screen shot of your System Alert messages you get when this occurs as well as a screen shot of your Help and About Prophet X window to prophetx@dtn.com so we can get a better idea of what may be happening with your connection?
Also, I am not aware of any settings available to adjust the time-out period. However, I will check with our development team to be certain and let you know if such exists.

Kevin - DTN Tech Support

AMA
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Posted: Feb 28, 2015 10:17 AM          Msg. 4 of 4
Will do. May be a while, tho, as I never know when this'll pop up again, and it'll have to be at a time where I can spare a few minutes to gather the info you requested.
 

 

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