WCF Keep Alive Channel

Customers periodically ask for a way to enable TCP Keep Alive on the underlying socket for the TCP transport in WCF.  The most often reason I hear this request is to workaround an idle timeout on some intermediary device (like a proxy or load balancer).  However, TCP Keep alive is a hop by hop solution…

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Be consistent in your configuration

I recently worked with a customer using BizTalk 2004.  They were experiencing some very odd behavior where a WebService client would call into a BizTalk WebService and experience a long wait before the client finally got a timeout error.  The timeout happend to correspond to the 120 second timeout configured in IIS.  Being fairly new…

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