][ODBC SQL Server Driver]Timeout expired

Posted on 2000-04-02
Last Modified: 2009-04-20
I have a 17GB database in the SQL Server.
I have a stored procedure

After I put all the parameters and tried to run the output page.
I got the following error:
Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80040e31'

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver]Timeout expired

/reference/list.asp, line 42

line 42 is the "cmdcp.Execute"

I am using SQL Server 7
the version of the SQL service pack is 3.700..
ODBC Connection was ok after verified.
the store procedure was ok when I run it from the SQL Server and it returns the result.

But when I run it from the web. It gave me the timeout expired.

I am thinking about the client side has the timeout problem. I monitor the SQL Server when I run that page, after I got the timeout message, the SQL Server was still executing the query.

Is that a possible way to set a timeout variable? If so, Where ?
Will it be in global.asa??
Please Help!!
Question by:shellyahoo71
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Expert Comment

ID: 2678996
You can put 2 timeout values.
1. For executed asp script:
Server.ScriptTimeOut=XX   (sec.)
2. For executed stored procedure
Set commandObj=Server.CreateObjet("ADODB.Command")
commandObj.CommandTimeout=XX (sec.)
Generally script's timeout +3-4 sec than command's.
Also its possible to set this values statically for all scripts within server, via
REGISTRY settings or ODBC settings (if You use this one).
Hope this help.

Author Comment

ID: 2685186
I still got the same error, any idea?
Server.ScriptTimeout = 1600
connData.CommandTimeout= 1000
Set objAnswer = Server.CreateObject ("ADODB.Recordset")

Expert Comment

ID: 2685417
What the execution time within SQL Query Analyzer? How much data you try to select and publish... I hope not 17 Megs? :)
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Author Comment

ID: 2685462
Adjusted points from 50 to 60

Author Comment

ID: 2685463
The stored procedure will search for 2 tables and get the data
There are around 50 fields come out as a result

and the result should not exceed 100 records

I only need several fields at the moment.

The whole file in 17 GB
I am not sure how big of these 2 tables.


Accepted Solution

ATM earned 60 total points
ID: 2685854
I not understood Your rejection cause, U ask how can You set timeout values, I answer and You reject it ... :(  ... I'm ofended ... ;)
Again please check how musch time Your code must be executed in the SQL server itself, with equal query conditions.
And if possible send ASP code exactly.

Author Comment

ID: 2688164
Sorry ATM
don't be offended...   :~(
I really need to solve this problem.
It took about around 60-90 seconds to run the query.
But like I said
I have set

Server.ScriptTimeout = 1600
connData.CommandTimeout= 1000
still got the timeout expired..

Help, help... Help.. :~(

Author Comment

ID: 2688175
Another quick question,
do you think the index of the reference field will help?

Expert Comment

ID: 2689936
Of course make index for WHERE and ORDER BY fields.
How do You open recordset?
You can create stored procedure which returns recordset. And open it as Recordset:

Set commandObj=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Command")
commandObj.Parameters.Append commandObj.CreateParameter("param1", adInteger,adParamInput,10,some_param)
Set rsObj=commandObj.Execute()


Set rsObj=Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
rsObj.Cursortype adForwardOnly
rsObj.Open commandObj

so to open recordset, commandtimeout will be used.


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