Unique to libMapRClient

Sets the RPC timeout in seconds. Before creating a connection to a MapR Filesystem cluster, you can set an RPC timeout for your connections to CLDB nodes and fileservers, passing the number of seconds for the timeout as an integer.


int hdfsSetRpcTimeout(int seconds)


Parameter Description
seconds The time in seconds to wait before timing out.

The default is 99 seconds. If you change the value, set it either to 0 or to greater than 30 seconds.

If RPC timeout is set to 0, remote procedure calls will continue to be retried until they are successful.

Return Value

Returns 0 on success, -1 on error.

Check errno for error codes and meanings.