Data-retrieval-services-timeout: Stsadm property (Office SharePoint Server)

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

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Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09


Specifies the time-out setting for the request. The data retrieval service will time out if the data source does not respond within the duration that you set. This property is equivalent to the Data Source Time-out user interface setting that is located on the Data Retrieval Service page of the SharePoint Central Administration Web site.


stsadm -o setproperty

-propertyname data-retrieval-services-timeout

-propertyvalue <A valid time-out limit specified in seconds>

**\[-url\]** *\<https://server\_name\>*

The syntax for the getproperty operation is:

stsadm -o getproperty

propertyname data-retrieval-services-timeout

**\[-url\]** *\<https://server\_name\>*


You can substitute -pn for -propertyname and -pv for -propertyvalue.


The following table shows possible values.

Name Value


Gets or sets the name of the property.


A valid time-out limit that is specified in seconds. The default value is 30. This setting applies to the following data retrieval services:


  • SOAP Passthrough


  • SoapDataSource

  • XmlUrlDataSource


Typically, a path to the URL of the Web application, in the form http://server_name.


To set a time-out request to 45 seconds, use the following syntax:

stsadm -o setproperty -pn data-retrieval-services-timeout -pv 45

To view the setting for the data-retrieval-services-timeout property, use the following syntax:

stsadm -o getproperty -pn data-retrieval-services-timeout