WebSockets - connection keeps closing after 1 minute

WGH nginx-forum at nginx.us
Wed Feb 20 16:17:11 UTC 2013

Maxim Dounin Wrote:
> There is proxy_read_timeout (http://nginx.org/r/proxy_read_timeout) 
> which as well applies to WebSocket connections.  You have to bump 
> it if your backend do not send anything for a long time.  
> Alternatively, you may configure your backend to send websocket 
> ping frames periodically to reset the timeout (and check if the 
> connection is still alive).

Thanks, raising the timeout resolved the problem.

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