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Can I set TN3270 ConnectionTimeout in v16.1.125

Can anyone help.

I'm a new upgrade to MF Reflection from Attachmate Extra!
When using Attachmate Extra! , I used to be able to set a connection timeout to say 2 seconds, before moving onto the alternative connection addresses. That meant I could go through a list of 4 connection servers in a few seconds. But I can't find a similar Timeout setting in in Reflection. The timeout is around 60 seconds which means I can take up to 5 minutes before I get control back

I can't see a similar setting in the connection settings or backup connection settings.

I have seen a "connectionTimeout" setting in XML in .r3dx document file but I cant edit it in notepad without making the r3dx file unusable.

I'm sure this can't been omitted so I think there must be a way to do it.
Thanks in advance

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Re: Can I set TN3270 ConnectionTimeout in v16.1.125


The same functionality from Extra! does not exist in Reflection Desktop. You can edit a session file using the Visual Basic Editor tool in Reflection Desktop. The Property value you want to change is HostCommTimeout. This Property only effects the first connection. So if you have 4 backup hosts, you will have a custom shortened timeout between the first and second connection, then the default timeout for the subsequent attempts. You can contact technical support for additional assistance or if you would like to open a feature request so that Reflection Desktop works more like Extra! did.

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