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Page.AsyncTimeout Property

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Gets or sets a value indicating the time-out interval used when processing asynchronous tasks.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

member AsyncTimeout : TimeSpan with get, set

<asp:Page AsyncTimeout="TimeSpan" />

Property Value

Type: System.TimeSpan
A TimeSpan that contains the allowed time interval for completion of the asynchronous task. The default time interval is 45 seconds.


The property was set to a negative value.

The asynchronous time-out of the page represents the amount of time that the page will wait to perform asynchronous tasks. In most circumstances, do not set this property in code. Set the page asynchronous time-out interval using the pages element of the Web configuration file or in the @ Page directive. Values set in the page configuration section are overwritten by the page directive.

Define your asynchronous task using the PageAsyncTask class and register a beginning, an ending, and a time-out handler. If the asynchronous task does not complete in the time interval specified, the time-out handler will be invoked.

The following code example demonstrates the use of the AsyncTimeout property with the ExecuteRegisteredAsyncTasks and RegisterAsyncTask methods. Note the use of beginning, ending, and time-out handlers. In the example, an artificial delay is introduced to demonstrate the situation of an asynchronous task exceeding the allotted time for the task as specified in the AsyncTimeout property. In a real-world scenario, an asynchronous task could be used to perform database calls or image generation, for example, and the time-out handler provides graceful degradation if the task is not performed in a specified amount of time. Note that the AsyncTimeout property is set in the page directive.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.