Defines the connection time out.


   timeout INTEGER )
  1. timeout specifies a time out value in seconds.


This method defines the time in seconds to wait for a connection, before a break.

If the time out is set to -1, it waits indefinitely.

In case of error, the method throws an exception and sets the status variable. Depending on the error, a human-readable description of the problem is available in the sqlca.sqlerrm register. See Error handling in GWS calls (status).