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Posted - 05/16/2012 :  01:20:59  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
one of my procedure is taking too much time , but eventually it returns the error

A transport-level error has occurred when receiving results from the server. (provider: TCP Provider, error: 0 - The semaphore timeout period has expired.)

any help regarding this will be appreciated.

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Posted - 05/16/2012 :  07:11:00  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Where are you getting this error? In a client program? Can you post the client code? If it is happening in a client program, are you able to run the stored procedure from SQL Server Management Studio?

It could be connection timeout or command timeout, but hard to say without knowing the details.
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Posted - 05/16/2012 :  07:39:06  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Any errors in the SQL Server Log ?

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