The maximum amount of time that the connector waits to receive data from an HTTP server. When the connector receives data, it waits up to this amount of time to receive more data.

The value of this parameter is a time duration. Specify the duration in the following format:

     1years 2months 3weeks 4days 5hours 6minutes 7.8seconds

You can omit any of the individual durations when they are not required:

     6minutes 7seconds

You can also shorten the string by abbreviating the units to their first letter (months abbreviates to m, minutes to n):

     6n 7s

If you want to specify the value in seconds, no units are required:


The following are all equivalent:

     1minute 3seconds
    1n 3s
Type: String
Default: 60 (seconds)
Required: No
Configuration Section: TaskName or FetchTasks or Default
Example: HttpReadTimeout=90
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