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JSI Tip 1117. Semaphore Timeout.

If you have a slow link (or Dial-On-Demand router), you may receive a Semaphore Timeout while using the NET command.

The default time-out value for the Windows NT redirector is 45 seconds.

You can alter the time-out value by using regedt32 to navigate to:


Add Value name ConnectMaxTimeout, a type REG_DWORD, and set it to the number of seconds, in decimal.

You will need to shutdown and restart for this setting to take effect.

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