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Configuring how the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service manages requests for web content

The BlackBerry® MDS Connection Service manages requests for web content from the BlackBerry® Browser and other applications on BlackBerry devices. You can configure how the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service manages these requests.

Configure the timeout limit for HTTP connections with BlackBerry devices

You can specify how long a BlackBerry® MDS Connection Service waits for a BlackBerry device to send data to it before the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service closes the HTTP connection to the BlackBerry device. The default timeout limit is 120,000 milliseconds (2 minutes).
  1. In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.
  2. Click MDS Connection Service.
  3. Click Edit component.
  4. On the HTTP tab, in the Protocol service information section, in the Device connection timeout field, type a number in milliseconds.
  5. Click Save all.

Configure the timeout limit for HTTP connections with web servers

You can specify how long a BlackBerry® MDS Connection Service waits for a web server to send data to it before the BlackBerry MDS Connection Service closes the HTTP connection to the web server. The default timeout limit is 120,000 milliseconds (2 minutes).
  1. In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.
  2. Click MDS Connection Service.
  3. Click Edit component.
  4. On the HTTP tab, in the Protocol service information section, in the Server connection timeout field, type a number in milliseconds.
  5. Click Save all.

Configure the maximum number of times that the BlackBerry Browser accepts HTTP redirections

HTTP redirection occurs when the BlackBerry® Browser requests a web page from a web server and the web server redirects the request to a new web address for the page. The default limit is 5 redirections.
  1. In the BlackBerry Administration Service, on the Servers and components menu, expand BlackBerry Solution topology > BlackBerry Domain > Component view.
  2. Click MDS Connection Service.
  3. Click Edit component.
  4. On the HTTP tab, in the Protocol service information section, in the Maximum redirect connections field, type a number.
  5. Click Save all.

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