Keepalive timeout

Frederik Nosi frederik.nosi at
Mon Sep 28 14:58:55 UTC 2015

On 09/26/2015 07:38 PM, Frank Liu wrote:
> Hi,
> If I have set the client facing keep alive timeout to 30s, but nginx 
> takes longer to respond a given request due to slow backend in 
> a reverse proxy setup, will nginx drop the client keep alive 
> connection since its been idle for too long, or will nginx keep it 
> until it sends the response ?

FWIK, keepalive works between requests, not in a single request per se. 
In a request per se the timeout involved would be the browser's one and 
the connection / request timeout server side.

> Thanks
> Frank

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