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I have an issue regarding execution of Stored procedure.
Actually, I have a stored procedure for databases backup in which I have implemented Cursors for each database to be backed up in that server. For execution of database backup, I have to just pass a parameter in that SP i.e. Folder path in which backup can be taken.
Now, when I pass the folder path from the ASP.Net web page, it takes backup of few databases while running almost for 30-45 secs then it gives error 'Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not responding.'.
Secondly, I execute same procedure from query window of SQL Server passing same file path as parameter, it runs successfully without any error.
Please give me suggestions about this issue.
Posted 7-May-12 3:30am
Mantu Singh at 7-May-12 8:33am
Pls post code where you got error.......!
ryanb31 at 7-May-12 8:35am
How long does it take to run in the query window?
B Birajdar at 7-May-12 9:52am
Use SQL server profiler to check whats happening during execution
losmac at 8-May-12 9:05am
[EDIT]Moved from answer[/EDIT]
Firstly, Thanks to all for valuable suggestions.
Solution is that I have increased SqlCommand CommandTimeOut. Now it's working fine.
Ashish Naval
losmac at 8-May-12 9:23am
Dear Ashish Naval,
A good practice is to mark your question as "solved" and to rate any valuable solutions.
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Solution 1

try this :
SqlCommand.Timeout = 1000;
try changing your time out values for your command object depending upon the requirements. But this is not a good idea to rely on timeout. rather change your SP.
digimanus at 7-May-12 9:56am
It is indeed the TimeOut that is working against him. If he sets it to 0 it runs forever unless the call is finished.
losmac at 8-May-12 9:24am
Good answer, my 5!
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Solution 2

You can set this value in web.config. For example, to change the timeout for one specific page:
<location path="somefile.aspx">
                <httpRuntime executionTimeout="180"/>
See for more details.
Hope that helps.
losmac at 8-May-12 9:23am
Good answer, my 5!

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