cowboy_protocol man page

cowboy_protocol — HTTP protocol

Description

The cowboy_protocol module implements HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/1.0 as a Ranch protocol.

Types

opts() = [Option]

Option = {compress, boolean()}
        | {env, cowboy_middleware:env()}
        | {max_empty_lines, non_neg_integer()}
        | {max_header_name_length, non_neg_integer()}
        | {max_header_value_length, non_neg_integer()}
        | {max_headers, non_neg_integer()}
        | {max_keepalive, non_neg_integer()}
        | {max_request_line_length, non_neg_integer()}
        | {middlewares, [module()]}
        | {onresponse, cowboy:onresponse_fun()}
        | {timeout, timeout()}

Configuration for the HTTP protocol handler.

This configuration is passed to Cowboy when starting listeners using cowboy:start_http/4 or cowboy:start_https/4 functions.

It can be updated without restarting listeners using the Ranch functions ranch:get_protocol_options/1 and ranch:set_protocol_options/2.

Option descriptions

The default value is given next to the option name.

compress (false)

When enabled, Cowboy will attempt to compress the response body.

env ([{listener, Ref}])

Initial middleware environment.

max_empty_lines (5)

Maximum number of empty lines before a request.

max_header_name_length (64)

Maximum length of header names.

max_header_value_length (4096)

Maximum length of header values.

max_headers (100)

Maximum number of headers allowed per request.

max_keepalive (100)

Maximum number of requests allowed per connection.

max_request_line_length (4096)

Maximum length of the request line.

middlewares ([cowboy_router, cowboy_handler])

List of middlewares to execute for every requests.

onresponse (undefined)

Fun called every time a response is sent.

timeout (5000)

Time in ms with no requests before Cowboy closes the connection.

Info

04/05/2016