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The MaxWebhitsCpuTime entry specifies the length of the time-out interval for WEBHITS.dll in CPU seconds.


Units: Seconds of CPU time
Default: 30
Range: 5 - 7200



If WEBHITS.dll does not process a document in the time specified by the value of the MaxWebhitsCpuTime entry, it returns an error message indicating that the allowed time has been exceeded.

The value of an identically named entry under the Catalog subkey for a specific catalog cannot override the value of this entry.

Main Registry Entries