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Consider the following scenario. You try to add files to a Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005 database, or you try to retrieve files from a Visual SourceSafe 2005 database. To access the Visual SourceSafe 2005 database, you use Web access through HTTP. In this scenario, you may receive the following error message:
Operation timed out.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
PrerequisitesYou must have Visual SourceSafe 2005 installed to apply this hotfix.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix replaces Visual SourceSafe 2005 build 8.0.50727.823.
Registry informationAfter you apply this hotfix, the default time-out setting for the add operation and for the retrieve operation is 2 hours. To configure the time-out setting, create the following registry entry, and then adjust the following registry entry:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SourceSafe\TimeoutFor more information, see the "More Information" section.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Before you apply this hotfix, only one time-out setting exists. After you apply this hotfix, a new time-out setting is added. Therefore, two time-out settings exist.
The typical SOAP operations use the original time-out setting. By default, the value of the original time-out setting is 1 minute.
The SOAP operations that use the WebDAV component to upload files and to download files use the new time-out setting. By default, the value of the new time-out setting is 2 hours.
To configure the time-out settings, create the following registry entry, and then adjust the following registry entry:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SourceSafe\TimeoutThe original time-out setting is a DWORD value that is expressed in milliseconds. By default, the new time-out setting is 120 times the original time-out setting.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/LN/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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