Subject Re: [firebird-support] setting a timeout for isc_attach_database?
Author Helen Borrie
At 06:30 PM 27/01/2004 +0000, you wrote:
>I am using distributed transactions to multiple firebird databases
>located on devices attached to a network. If one of these devices is
>unavailable, isc_attach_databse takes 380.06 seconds to timeout. How
>can I adjust this timeout to something reasonable like 15 seconds.
>adjusting isc_dpb_connect_timeout does not seem to effect the client
>side timeout.
>Any help is appreciated.

Configure ConnectionTimeout (Version 1.5 forward)
connection_timeout (Versions prior to Firebird 1.5)
Number of seconds to wait before abandoning an attempt to connect. Default
180 (so if you are getting 380 secs then something else in your network is
causing a delay as well...)