You can set the time out period for how long the Import Flat FileClosedThe Import Flat File tool imports a delimited or fixed width file from disk into BPA Platform, extracts the file contents including any file properties, and outputs it as either a recordset or as XML. tool attempts to import a file. If the file cannot be imported, after the expiry time, an error is written to the Event Log.

You open the Import Flat File time out interface by either:

You open this interface from the resources tree — expand System > Tools > Input and double-click Import Flat File in the items list.

Set the import time-out period; the default is 2 seconds.