SQL Server Management Studio: Increase Query Timeout

How to increase query execution timeout of SQL Server?

Using SQL Server Management Studio

  1. Connect to MS SQL server via SQL Management Studio.
  2. In Object Explorer, right-click on the server name and then select Properties.

  3. In the new tab, click on Connections node.
  4. In Remote Query Timeout change it to your desired value or specify 0 to set no limit.

  5. Click on OK to save the changes.


Using Transact-SQL

  1. Connect to MS SQL server via SQL Management Studio.
  2. From the Standard bar, click on New Query.
  3. Run the below query to set the Remote Query Timeout to 0 seconds ( 0 is unlimited). Similarly, you can replace 0 with your desired value (default is 600 seconds).
     
    EXEC SP_CONFIGURE 'remote query timeout', 0
    reconfigure
    EXEC sp_configure
  4. Click Execute.