How to configure the mod_cluster proxy request timeout

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  • Requests are failing because they are hitting a mod_cluster proxy timeout:

    [error] (70007)The timeout specified has expired: ajp_ilink_receive() can't receive
  • How can we increase this timeout?

  • We have issue happening in the production environment for requests which take a longer processing time on the EAP server. The application makes calls to the other back-end systems and when these requests take a little longer to complete the EWS returns a Gateway timeout error.
  • The client request gets a Gateway Timeout error (HTTP 504) from JBoss EWS when accessed via the load balancer if the request takes a longer than usual, How to increase the timeout in EWS?


  • JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
    • 6.x
    • 7.x
  • JBoss Web Server (JWS) Tomcat
  • JBoss Core Services (JBCS) httpd
  • mod_cluster

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