checking if a service is availible

Discussion created by gavin443 on Oct 25, 2010
Latest reply on Dec 29, 2010 by rlwatson

Is there anyway to detect if a service is available to avoid having the map wait for a service that may never respond. On occasion the service that my code points to has been known to not respond to my request and in these instances I would like to report this issue to the user.