[ic] SocketReadTimeout question

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Tue Feb 5 18:50:39 EST 2008

On 02/05/2008 03:39 PM, Grant wrote:
>>> Does anyone have any more info on why SocketReadTimeout came into
>>> being?  Is it designed to solve some broken pipe problems?
>> One of the core developers discovered that there are some ssl proxy
>> servers on a particular ISP that take longer to respond than the
>> (previously hard-coded) 1 second default.  If you have this problem with
>> some of your customers then setting this value to something higher than
>> 5 or so will allow those proxy servers to work.  On the downside it can
>> also make IC more vulnerable to a certain type of DOS attack so you
>> shouldn't adjust this unless you really need to.
>> Peter
> Thanks Peter.  How would that type of problem make itself known?  ssl_error_log?

According to 
you would get read errors in your global error.log file.


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