[pbs-devel] [RFC 0/2] backup client: implement some HTTP timeouts

Stefan Reiter s.reiter at proxmox.com
Tue Dec 22 09:47:17 CET 2020

On 12/21/20 5:40 PM, Dietmar Maurer wrote:
>> Came up during discussion of this report:
>> https://forum.proxmox.com/threads/qmp-command-backup-failed-got-timeout.77749/#post-357700
>> where high load on the server (from too many verification tasks, which
>> is a different problem) causes VM clients to hang for unreasonable
>> amounts of time.
> But with a 20s timeout, the backup would fail quit fast - this is probably also not what the user wants?

This is only on the initial UPGRADE request, once that is established 
nothing is changed. If that takes longer than 20s (or 30, 40, as stated 
the exact number was more of a guess on my part) the server is probably 
under enough load that another backup client isn't going to help.

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