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Learn how to use the ClientTimeout config.txt directive for EZproxy to specify the number of seconds to wait to timeout when transferring content in the user's web browser.

ClientTimeout specifies the number of seconds to wait for the user’s web browser to respond when transferring content. This timeout does not control the total amount of time for the transfer, but rather the maximum amount of time that EZproxy will wait without being able to send or receive any data from the user’s web browser before abandoning the request. The default value is 60 seconds.

ClientTimeout is a non-repeatable, position-independent config.txt directive.


Qualifier Description
seconds The number of seconds to wait before timing out.


ClientTimeout seconds


Increase the client timeout value to 180 seconds:

ClientTimeout 180

Related directives

BinaryTimeout, RemoteTimeout