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That helps in the future to adjust the timeout value.


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Furthermore, timeouts may have different causes. The average timeout that appears best for one circumstance may be 60 seconds, but during periods of peak traffic a better timeout might be 120 seconds. Keeping careful track in your log will give you the empirical data you need to make these timeout policy adjustments.