CURLOPT_ACCEPTTIMEOUT_MS(3) Library Functions Manual CURLOPT_ACCEPTTIMEOUT_MS(3)

CURLOPT_ACCEPTTIMEOUT_MS - timeout waiting for FTP server to connect back

#include <curl/curl.h>
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_ACCEPTTIMEOUT_MS, long ms);

Pass a long telling libcurl the maximum number of milliseconds to wait for a server to connect back to libcurl when an active FTP connection is used.

60000 milliseconds

FTP

int main(void)
{
  CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
  if(curl) {
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "ftp://example.com/path/file");
    /* wait no more than 5 seconds for FTP server responses */
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_ACCEPTTIMEOUT_MS, 5000L);
    curl_easy_perform(curl);
  }
}

Added in 7.24.0

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

CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT_MS(3), CURLOPT_DEBUGFUNCTION(3), CURLOPT_STDERR(3)

April 26 2024 libcurl