Timeout on MDB while trying to change security profiles in ITCM

Document ID : KB000012041
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Changing a security profile or adding items to a already existing profile or even creating new assets within security is a large job for ITCM, causing hundreds of requests to the MDB.


Changes within the Security functionality within ITCM may result in a hang of the GUI for around 10 minutes and the following messages may appear:

Security Error: Database error [CMM001300]

ADO Version 6.1 - ExecuteCommandPointer []  -COM Error: ErrorCode:-2147217871,WordErrorCode:3121, IDispatch error #3121, Query timeout expired, Microsoft SQL Server Native Client 10.0, (null)

The requested operation is not processed.


Due to the complex nature of the security function and the overall workload of the installation, especially the engines, it may happen, that the timeout value for the database operations is not large enough to allow the request to finish within that timeframe.

In order to enlarge the timeout value, enter the following command on the Domain Manager and eventually on the Enterprise Server

ccnfcmda -cmd SetParameterValue -ps itrm/database -pn CommandTimeout -v 30
Additional Information:

For pre 14.0 installations, this problem may also occur. In this case, please open a support issue as additional fixes are needed, depending on the installation.