troubleshooting Question

file_get_content timeout with ajax

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I have a test script that connects to a webpage via ajax and returns a response.  All is working accept if the network is down.  The timeout takes to long to return a response.  I would like to manually dial the timeout to 10 seconds instead of the default.  Below is my test.html page.  Attach is my php script that gets called by ajax.    I have tried adding option to the file_get_contents but is doesn't seem to work.

$ctx = stream_context_create(array(
    'http' => array(
        'timeout' => 5,
        'ignore_errors' => true

function getXmlHttpRequestObject() {
   if (window.XMLHttpRequest) {
      return new XMLHttpRequest();
   } else if(window.ActiveXObject) {
      return new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP");
   } else {
      alert("Please upgrade your browser to gain full functionality.");
//Our XmlHttpRequest object
var AJAXObject = getXmlHttpRequestObject();
function ajaxcall(url,functionname){
   if (AJAXObject.readyState == 4 || AJAXObject.readyState == 0) {"GET", url, true);
      AJAXObject.onreadystatechange = functionname;
function testScript(){
  var url = "test.php";
function checkTestScript(){
   if(AJAXObject.readyState == 4){
<input type='button' onClick="testScript();" value="Click Here for Test"> Please Click The Button

$url = "https://www.testwebsite/";
$str = file_get_contents($url);
$field1 = substr($str,0,strpos($str," "));
$field2 = substr($str,strpos($str," ")+1);
if (preg_match("/APPROVED/i", "$str")) {
   $field1 = substr($str,0,strpos($str," "));
   $field2 = substr($str,strpos($str," ")+1);
   echo "1|$field1|$field2";
   echo "0|$str";

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