I have written a cURL app which posts XML to a SOAP service. The very first test of the day normally fails. It just times out although I don't get any errors to indicate a time out. All other posts work no problem. Its as if some service on the host needs to wake up on the initial post. What could be causing it and how could I handle this?
I was thinking of posting an empty XML envelop to the service first to wake it up but this is not a very good solution to the problem.