Sock.Connectiontout Property

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Function:

For the currently selected socket (selection is made through sock.num) sets/returns connection timeout threshold for the socket in half-second increments.

Type:

Word

Value Range:

0-65535 (0-32767.5 seconds, 0 means "no timeout"), default= 0 (no timeout)

See Also:

Closing Connections

 


Details

When no data is exchanged across the connection for sock.connectiontout/2 number of seconds this connection is aborted (in the same way as if the sock.reset method was used). Connection timeout of 0 means "no timeout".

Actual time elapsed since the last data exchange across the socket can be obtained through the sock.toutcounter R/O property.