Yahoo disconnects every few hours

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Tue Jul 14 10:18:25 EDT 2009

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 9:43 AM, John Bailey<rekkanoryo at> wrote:
> Sulabh Mahajan wrote:
>> I tried google to find other reports for such a case. Here is an Adium
>> blog, dated 2008-09-23, which reports users getting disconnected every
>> 6-8 hours. This is almost similar to this case. How did we solve this
>> issue then?
> We were sending a keepalive packet to the server every 60 seconds.  We later
> found out we're only supposed to do this once every 60 minutes.  Daniel made the
> necessary change.

Actually we still send the keepalive every 60 seconds (which is what
the native client was doing at the time I made the change).

What was moved to every hour is a "Ping".


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