[smokeping-users] Re: How to increase probe timeout for curl?

Niko Tyni ntyni+smokeping-users at mappi.helsinki.fi
Wed Jul 27 13:29:36 MEST 2005

On Wed, Jul 20, 2005 at 03:42:17PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> I am using Curl to test the presence of web servers on application
> level. Some of them are rather slow, frequently taking more than 4
> seconds to deliver the page. However, the probe gets itself killed
> frequently, ("Curl: www.example: timeout (100 s) reached, killing the
> probe.").
> How do I increase this timeout?


setting the 'timeout' variable in the Probes section to something bigger
than 5 (the default maximum time for one ping) should help:

*** Probes ***
+ Curl
binary = /usr/bin/curl
timeout = 7

The 100 s in your example is this timeout multiplied by 20 (the # of
pings in the Database section) .

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