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setting timeout of a post in c#

rodmjay
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Im trying to specify a timeout length of the following code.  Like if it takes more than 7 seconds, then stop processing or something, and throw a TimeoutException or something.  Does anybody know how to do that?
public string ProcessHttpPost(string url)
        {
            WriteValuesToTrace();
 
            WebClient client = new WebClient();            
            byte[] bResponse = client.UploadValues(url, "POST", this.Values);
            return Encoding.ASCII.GetString(bResponse);
 
        }

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On the web.config file you can change the timeout duration on seconds.


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client.Timeout = 60000; //(Required timeout milliseconds)

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