Adding a large application package via the Management Server console on App-V v5 fails with "Timeout expired" Content provided by Microsoft Applies to: Microsoft Application Virtualization 5.0 for Remote Desktop ServicesApplication Virtualization 5.0 for Windows DesktopsMicrosoft Application Virtualization Hosting 5.0 for Windows Desktops Select Product Version All Products Symptoms In Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) v5, adding a large application package (e.g., Visual Studio 2010) using the Management Server console fails with the following error:There were problems interacting with the database on the server. The error was: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not responding. Cause This issue occurs because the package import operation exceeded the database timeout period. Resolution To resolve this issue, increase the DatabaseCommandTimeout value by performing the following steps:1. Navigate to the following directory: %systemdrive%\Program Files\Microsoft Application Virtualization Server\ManagementService2. Open the Web.config file using Notepad and increase the following value:<add key="DatabaseCommandTimeout" value="30"/> <!-- in second, 30 is system default value -->3. Attempt to add the package again using the Management Server. If the import operation fails, continue to increase the DatabaseCommandTimeout value until the operation succeeds. Last Updated: Nov 1, 2012 Did this solve your problem? Yes No Tell us what we can do to improve the article Submit Thanks! Your feedback will help us improve the support experience.