CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPIDLE(3) Library Functions Manual CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPIDLE(3)

CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPIDLE - TCP keep-alive idle time wait

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

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

The maximum value this accepts is 2147483648. Any larger value is capped to this amount.

60

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int main(void)
{
  CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
  if(curl) {
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://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);
  }
}

Added in 7.25.0

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

CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPALIVE(3), CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPINTVL(3)

2024-05-22 libcurl