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Old April 27th, 2010, 01:36 AM
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I have a web page with infinite loop, I want it to run continuously to do some operations. Dont know why does it stop after few hours, though I've put try-catch everywhere in code. Is there any limit of web page process to run. Any suggestions?

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There are no limitations in the running time.. In fact usually servers works 24/7 without a fault.. Maybe there is a problem in the code?? some memory problems??
What error code you receive?? or the server just froze???
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In fact usually servers works 24/7 without a fault
I think the OP is referring to a single page, not to the service itself.

Nitin: ASP.NET is not meant for these kind of long running tasks. For example, your IIS domain could be recycled which means your page is stopped as well. What's the page doing exactly? There may be (and likely are) better alternatives.

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Hello There,
code executes when ever they have free memory. Running a while loop continuously will full your buffer or stack memory very rapidly and you are saying that it stops after few hours, that is very long time for a loop to execute and surely they are filling stack / buffer and hence no memory to execute so it stops executing any longer
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Nitin: ASP.NET is not meant for these kind of long running tasks.
Sir, Actually I want to run a client/server listner program, where many clients will keep sending data at 24/7 pattern and server will catch it and then store in database. I planed to have a windows service or .exe but the hosting server refused to allow us to install such things, thats why I developed a web page for the same.

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In that case, you may want to look into service technologies, such as ASP.NET Web Services or WCF (Windows Communication Foundation). WCF is designed to handle requests 24/7 overm, for example, the web.

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Thank you very much sir. I will try this way. ;)




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