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Re: [iaik-ssl] Closing connection with HttpsURLConnection

The W3C code uses automatic connection management and keep-alive connections
to optimize performance. It appears there is currently no way to explicitly
close the TCP connection, we will see if we can fix that in a future


 Andreas Sterbenz              mailto:Andreas.Sterbenz@iaik.at

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ronen Lazar" <RonenL@gilian.com>
To: <iaik-ssl@iaik.tu-graz.ac.at>
Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2001 9:03 AM
Subject: [iaik-ssl] Closing connection with HttpsURLConnection

> Hi all,
> How can I control the connection of HttpsURLConnection (i.e. close it
> whenever I want) to a certain server?
> If I use the HttpsURLConnection.disconnect(), it doesn't really close the
> socket which lies underneath.
> Also close()ing the OutputStream / InputStream won't do.
> It seems that the class manages the connections by itself without my
> to effect it.
> Even in HttpsDemo, the connection really closes only when the application
> terminates, and not even after the method which created this connection
> ends.
> Any idea?
> TIA,
> Ronen.