Configuring BPEL timeouts

Receiving connection timeout-related errors is a common scenario for processing large payload or a large number of message files.

Some of the scenarios that require value changes in the Timeout parameter are listed as follows:

  • One needs more than 30 seconds for running the composite application with a large payload
  • Application logfiles or EM console has timeout errors

There are multiple solutions available to resolve timeout-related errors. The following timeout controls are available in BPEL Process Manager:

  • JTA Transaction Timeout aka Global Transaction Timeout
  • BPEL EJB's Transaction Timeout
  • syncMaxWaitTime
  • Transaction setting in composite.xml

Global Transaction Timeout parameter setting is at the WebLogic container level. Please ...

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