CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPIDLE

Section: curl_easy_setopt options (3)
Updated: March 23, 2020
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NAME

CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPIDLE - set TCP keep-alive idle time wait  

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPIDLE, long delay);  

DESCRIPTION

Pass a long. Sets the delay, in seconds, that the operating system will wait while the connection is idle before sending keepalive probes. Not all operating systems support this option.  

DEFAULT

60  

PROTOCOLS

All  

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com");

  /* enable TCP keep-alive for this transfer */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPALIVE, 1L);

  /* set keep-alive idle time to 120 seconds */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPIDLE, 120L);

  /* interval time between keep-alive probes: 60 seconds */
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPINTVL, 60L);

  curl_easy_perform(curl);
}
 

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.25.0  

RETURN VALUE

Returns CURLE_OK if the option is supported, and CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not.  

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPALIVE(3), CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPINTVL(3),


 

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