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how to set login timout in Oracle JDBC connection.

Farzad Akbarnejad
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I am trying to determine a way to create a timeout for a connection attempt to remote Oracle databases. If the connection isn't created in X seconds or less, regardless of the reason, I need to stop the connection attempt and report a message. Below is the relevant bit of code...I set login timeout in 10 seconds but it seems that it doesn't work. Could of you suggest a way that I can implement such a timer on the connection attempt?


String url = "jdbc:oracle:thin:@";
        String user = "user";
        String password = "passwd";
        try {
            System.out.println("Timeout: " + DriverManager.getLoginTimeout());
            connection = DriverManager.getConnection(url, user, password);
        } catch (ClassNotFoundException ex) {
            Logger.getLogger(ResourceManager.class.getName()).log(Level.SEVERE, null, ex);
        } catch (SQLException ex) {
            Logger.getLogger(ResourceManager.class.getName()).log(Level.SEVERE, null, ex);

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