Network.proxy.failover timeout

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When using a proxy auto-config (PAC), if the primary proxy becomes unresponsive, Mozilla applications will use the secondary proxy and not retry the primary for a specific period of time. This preferences specifies that period of time.

Possible values and their effects

The number of seconds to wait before attempting to recontact the unresponsive proxy server. (Default: 1800, or 30 minutes)


First checked in

2004-07-01 by Darin Fisher

Has an effect in

  • Mozilla Suite (all versions since 1.8)
  • Mozilla Firefox (all versions since 1.5)
  • SeaMonkey (all versions)

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