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Custom Task Add-In Timeout Question

Question asked by Greg Thomson on Apr 22, 2016
Latest reply on Apr 22, 2016 by Greg Rupp

Does anyone know, can the timeout value (i.e. Minutes to wait before failing) be programmatically reset or adjusted a custom task?


I have a couple custom tasks that can take between 1 and 1000 minutes to complete based upon the user PDFing 1 or a 1000 files (exaggerating a bit here) .  The timeout setting unfortunately has to be inclusive of the worst case scenario (so 1001 minutes).  Unfortunately these timeouts are unreasonable, so I've been forced to use 0 (infinite), and just hope my add-in is resilient enough to work properly or exception gracefully.


If I could reset the timeout value while successfully executing, I could have a more reasonable backup watchdog sort of speak.



EPDM 2016 SP2