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Registered: ‎07-12-2011
My Device: 9800
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Network Connection Failed

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I've implemented timer task on background application.


I've collect current lat and long. and send to server each 30 seconds.


I've used below code to send the information to server.  It send successfully.. 


My problem is , after i've check 10 minutes,  Unable to send . its throws No network. I've checked browser too but no network. 


If reset the device, its working again well. But the same problem occure after 5 or 10 mins.


How to resolve this?


My code is.

new Thread()
	public void run()
		suffix= NetworkUtils.getConnectionUrl("http://www.google.co.in", NetworkTypes.CONSUMER_NETWORK_PRIORITIES);
			showDialog("No network..");
				StreamConnection connection = (StreamConnection) Connector.open(url+suffix);
				((HttpConnection) connection).setRequestMethod(HttpConnection.GET);
				int responseCode = ((HttpConnection) connection).getResponseCode();
				if (responseCode != HttpConnection.HTTP_OK) 
					showDialog("Unexpected response code :"+ responseCode);
				((HttpConnection) connection).getHeaderField("Content-type");
				ByteArrayOutputStream baos = new ByteArrayOutputStream();
				InputStream responseData = connection.openInputStream();
				byte[] buffer = new byte[1000];
				int bytesRead = responseData.read(buffer);
				while (bytesRead > 0) 
					baos.write(buffer, 0, bytesRead);
					bytesRead = responseData.read(buffer);
				String s = new String(baos.toByteArray());
				showDialog("Responce from server "+s);
			catch (IOException e) 





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Registered: ‎07-29-2008
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Re: Network Connection Failed

i don't see how you send anything with the code above. are you sure that you use a GET connection to post something to the server?

Every 30s is quite a lot. I would suggest to lower that interval and add logging in the exception block.
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Posts: 19,636
Registered: ‎07-14-2008
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Re: Network Connection Failed

I agree with Simon.


Rather than having a Thread that you start periodically, I suggest that you have a Thread that goes into a loop, transmitting and then waiting.  You need to write this Thread properly so that it completely closes the connections it uses - even when these timeout or have some other error. Then you are only using one connection. 


This code I suspect will use multiple connections - one per Thread - and then does not close these correctly.  There are only a limited number of connections available, so I suspect that, after a time, you will use them all and then the device is effectively offline, as you have found. 


Now of course you will need to buffer the locations you collect because it might be that the network goes down.  But you still want to keep collecting your location, and send all the historical values in later when you reconnect.  So you might like to re-think this application design to cope with this possibility too.