How to Set a Connection Timeout When Using UTL_HTTP (or UTL_SMTP)
(Doc ID 760664.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2019
Applies to:PL/SQL - Version 18.104.22.168 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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You are using UTL_HTTP to call a web service. If the web service is down it may take approximately 4-8 minutes for control to return back to the PL/SQL program with a timed out response. You want to know if there is a way to reduce the connection timeout when calling a web service using the Oracle Supplied Package UTL_HTTP.
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