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DEAD_CLIENT_INTERVAL idle_time_seconds

DEAD_CLIENT_INTERVAL controls the timeout interval, the number of seconds of client idle time after which the server checks the connection for that client. The default nsec value is 1800 (30 minutes), with a minimum of 120 (2 minutes).

COMPATIBILITY TCPIP_CHECK_DEAD_CLIENTS is required to enable the checking. Otherwise, no check is made.

Note: The timeout interval only controls how often the FairCom Server sends a message to test the connection. Different operating systems use different timeout values on TCP/IP messages, so the actual delay before a dead client is dropped will depend on when the operating system notifies the FairCom Server that the message failed.

Default: 1800 (30 minutes)