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Timeout in Flow

I've created a Flow that provisions a Sharepoint site in an Azure function; however I'm hitting the timeout when I call the Http action. I know the Flow timeout is 120 sec, but what's the point of the timeout setting of the HTTP action ? I've set it to  PT5M (5 minutes in ISO 8601); does that really work ?

 

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The solution was to use the Http webhook action

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Absolutely: here is my blog post on using the Http webhook

 

https://sergeluca.wordpress.com/2018/02/04/pattern-implementation-for-making-long-async-http-calls-i...

 

KInd regards

 

Doctor Flow aka serge luca

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Re: Timeout in Flow

Hi sergeluca,

 

How is the Swagger file configured? Please make sure the Swagger file support HTTP scheme by default. If you don’t use any scheme in Swagger file, then Microsoft Flow will use HTTPs by default.

 

Then you will get the timeout error.

 

Also, there is a limitation that Request Timeout is set with 120 seconds as you mentioned in the post. More details see here:
https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/limits-and-config/


Best regards,
Mabel Mao

 

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Re: Timeout in Flow

Hi @sergeluca .

 

Did you found the answer?

 

Can you mark this thread(if applicable) as resolved to help others in community?

 

Best Regards from one of your fans

 

 


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The solution was to use the Http webhook action

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Re: Timeout in Flow


@sergeluca wrote:

The solution was to use the Http webhook action


Can you post an example here?

 

I have seen several people in the community with this problem, having this problem solved I can refer to this topic in order to solve their


Did I answer your question? Mark my post as a solution!

Gustavo Moraes, o astronauta brasileiro do Flow!


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Re: Timeout in Flow

Absolutely: here is my blog post on using the Http webhook

 

https://sergeluca.wordpress.com/2018/02/04/pattern-implementation-for-making-long-async-http-calls-i...

 

KInd regards

 

Doctor Flow aka serge luca

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Thanks Doctor Flow!

 

We need to do something together!


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Gustavo Moraes, o astronauta brasileiro do Flow!


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Re: Timeout in Flow

Hi Team,

I created a MS Flow with Webhook in it such that it waits for a long running process to be completed which then invokes the call back url genrated by the Webhook so taht the MS Flow can continue from where it was stopped or went to wait.

But here my WebHook action step in MS flow itself is getting timed out after 11 Mins.
I tried to put the tieout parameter int he settings but still no use it(i.e. The Webhook actions tep) gets timed out after 11mins?


Can you pelase help  me to resolve this issue? Please let me know if you want addtional details from my end.

Thanks in Advnace

Regards

-ChaitanyaNG

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