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This is documentation about a configuration directive, which can be placed within Movable Type’s core configuration file, mt-config.cgi, to customize the behavior of the system.

When sending pings—either TrackBack pings or update pings—Movable Type sets a timeout on the ping, so that it doesn’t take too long and appear to freeze up the system. You can override the default setting of 15 seconds by setting a different value with the PingTimeout directive. The value is assumed to be in seconds.

Default value: 15


    PingTimeout 5