Solved calling stored procedure times out about 50% of the time

Posted on 2009-05-15
Last Modified: 2013-11-26
I have a stored procedure ln a sql 2k database.  I call the s/p from a application it works well about half of hte time .... the other half it fails with the following error...
Timout Expired. The timout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not responding.

I have been playing with the connection timeouts, but it does not seem to change anything.. as I am a newbie it could be that I am not using them correctly ... thanks for the help
Private Sub btnDelete_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles btnDeleteOne.Click

        Dim con As New SqlClient.SqlConnection

        Dim da As New OleDb.OleDbDataAdapter

        Dim ds As New DataSet

        Dim sql As SqlClient.SqlCommand

        Dim cb As New OleDb.OleDbCommandBuilder(da)

        Dim Server As String

        Dim Firstname As String = txtFirstName.Text

        Dim Surname As String = txtSurName.Text

        Dim UserInit As String = txtUserInit.Text

        Dim Result As Integer = "0"

        Dim ResultText As String = ""

        Server = txtIPAddress.Text

        con = New SqlClient.SqlConnection("Data Source =" & Server & ";initial catalog = Windman;User ID=user;Password=pass;Connect Timeout = 0")


        sql = New SqlClient.SqlCommand("WMS_SP_UTL_DeleteUser", con)

        With sql

            .CommandType = CommandType.StoredProcedure

            '//add some parameters

            .Parameters.Add(New SqlClient.SqlParameter("@UserInitials", UserInit))

            .Parameters.Add(New SqlClient.SqlParameter("@Result", 0))

            .Parameters.Add(New SqlClient.SqlParameter("@Resulttext", ""))



                MsgBox(UserInit & " deleted from " & Server)

            Catch excA As SqlClient.SqlException


            End Try

        End With

    End Sub

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specify commandtimeout property to Zero

CommandObject.CommandTimeout = 0
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Try that

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is this in my connection string
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With sql
            .CommandType = CommandType.StoredProcedure
            .CommandTimeout = 0
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and also close the connection

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Thanks for the help - it worked great

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