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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
In Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0, you cannot configure the time-out value of the OLEDB database connection.
There is no option in Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 to configure the time-out value of the database connection. By default, the time-out value is 20 seconds.
This problem was first fixed in a hotfix that is now contained in a service pack. If you installed the latest Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 service pack, you do not have to install the hotfix.
Service pack informationThis problem is corrected in Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Service Pack 3.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows SharePoint Services 2.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
906795After you install the service pack, follow the steps that are listed in this article to set the
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906795/ )How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows SharePoint Services 2.0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\Secureregistry subkey and to activate the hotfix.
How to obtain the hotfixThis issue is fixed in the Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 post-Service Pack 2 Hotfix Package that is dated December 15, 2005. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/912345/ )Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package: December 15, 2005
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To enable this hotfix after you apply it, add the Database Connect Timeout registry entry to the following registry subkey:
Then, set the value of the registry entry to the number of seconds that you want for the database connection time-out value. The Database Connect Timeout registry entry represents the time-out value in seconds of the OLEDB database connection. Therefore, when you set the Database Connect Timeout registry entry to 20, the time-out value of the database connection is set to 20 seconds.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\Secure
To enable this hotfix and set the time-out value of the database connection, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.This problem was first corrected in Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Service Pack 3.
The hotfix that is discussed in this article also applies to scenarios in which Data views in Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003 connect to databases by using OLEDB providers that are configured for Windows SharePoint Services 2.0.
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