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General Network Error

Chris_370
Occasional Visitor

General Network Error

Hi all,

we have been having some problems with our BL10e blade servers for some time now. Sporadically( few times daily), we receive the following error:

[DBNETLIB][ConnectionRead (recv()).]General network error. Check your network documentation..

These blades are webservers that connect to a single SQL server. The servers are all windows 2k SP3, with latest patches as of 6/24/03. Latest HP NIC drivers as well, v6.4.14.51. I seriously doubt this is due to network traffic since utilization is at max 2%. Pings to data server return <10ms. Also have changed team configuration from Smart Switch to Load Balance to Fault Tolerant so no avail. I am lost here, so any help is a godsend. Thanks.

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Jon Finley
Honored Contributor

Re: General Network Error

It's more of a request timeout than a network timeout, but because the data was not received prior to the timeout, a network error is assumed.

Resources:
http://www.sqlmag.com/forums/messageview.cfm?catid=5&threadid=7634

This one addresses:
"The maximum amount of time for a script to execute was exceeded. You can change this limit by specifying a new value for the property Server.ScriptTimeout or by changing the value in the IIS administration tools."

http://www.mininglife.com/smclassifieds/templates/template1.asp?action=advsearch

Jon
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