How to Set a Connection Timeout When Using UTL_HTTP (or UTL_SMTP)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2017
Applies to:PL/SQL - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Checked for relevance on 5th Aug 2017 ***
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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