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API Gateway: Dashboard back end response time not including timeouts


Article ID: 190043


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CA API Gateway CA API Gateway Enterprise Service Manager (Layer 7) STARTER PACK-7 CA Microgateway


When viewing the dashboard in policy manager we see a back end max value of 32 seconds while the front end response time is a little over 2 minutes.
Upon viewing the logs we can see a route failure has reached its timeout value of 2 minutes showing the error

Problem routing to https://backendsite/v1 Unable to obtain HTTP response from https://backendsite/v1: Read timed out. Timed out at 120000ms

Why does the back end not include the 2 minute timeout?


Release : 9.4

Component : API GATEWAY


The back end response time is the time it takes for API Gateway to forward the request to the web service, then receive a response from the web service. The important part of this sentence is "receive a response from the web service". If a response is not received from the backend (ie: a timeout) the time is counted towards the front end.