Need help: websocket proxy stops working after a while
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Tue Jun 4 10:45:07 UTC 2013
On Mon, Jun 03, 2013 at 03:24:52PM -0700, Alder Network wrote:
> I got nginx websocket proxy working but the socket would close
> in a minute or so. So I add
> proxy_read_timeout 180s;
> and it works within 3 minutes but closed the websocket after 3
> minutes, but it works OK before that. Why is that?
> BTW, I am using Nginx 1.4 now.
Much like with normal http, nginx will time out connection to the
upstream server if it doesn't see any data from it. If with a
backend you use there are no data expected from the backend to a
client, there are two possible solutions:
1) Send periodic ping frames from the backend.
2) Configure higher proxy_read_timeout in a location where
websocket connections are handled.
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