CURLOPT_TIMEOUT_MS - Man Page

maximum time the transfer is allowed to complete

Synopsis

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_TIMEOUT_MS, long timeout);

Description

Pass a long as parameter containing timeout - the maximum time in milliseconds that you allow the libcurl transfer operation to take.

See CURLOPT_TIMEOUT(3) for details.

Default

Default timeout is 0 (zero) which means it never times out during transfer.

Protocols

All

Example

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

    /* complete within 20000 milliseconds */
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_TIMEOUT_MS, 20000L);

    curl_easy_perform(curl);
  }
}

Availability

Always

Return Value

Returns CURLE_OK

See Also

CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT(3), CURLOPT_LOW_SPEED_LIMIT(3), CURLOPT_TCP_KEEPALIVE(3), CURLOPT_TIMEOUT(3)

Referenced By

curl_easy_setopt(3), CURLMOPT_MAX_HOST_CONNECTIONS(3), CURLMOPT_MAX_TOTAL_CONNECTIONS(3), CURLOPT_TIMEOUT(3), libcurl-symbols(3).

February 19 2024 libcurl