"Socket read timed out" Error Trying to Connect from JDBC Application
(Doc ID 2051087.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 19, 2022
Applies to:JDBC - Version 22.214.171.124.0 to 126.96.36.199.0 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Universal Connection Pool - Version 188.8.131.52.0 to 184.108.40.206.0 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 to 10.3.6
Information in this document applies to any platform.
JDBC database connections using a driver earlier than 220.127.116.11 fail with a "Socket read timed out" error, such as the one listed in the following exception stack:
org.springframework.jdbc.CannotGetJdbcConnectionException: Could not get JDBC Connection; nested exception is java.sql.SQLException: Exception occurred while getting connection: oracle.ucp.UniversalConnectionPoolException: Cannot get Connection from Datasource: java.sql.SQLRecoverableException: IO Error: Socket read timed out
With a limited number of JDBC connections (such as a single, small JDBC or UCP connection pool), the application works successfully.
With a high number of JDBC connections, the "IO Error: Socket read timed out" error occurs.
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