Getting Around Thread was being aborted error when creating EP site.


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When you are trying to create EP Site on a machine low in memory or processing power, some times you may get “Thread was being aborted.” Error. To avoid this error, you should increase the executiontimeout.


Change connection time-out properties in the web.config file


1.    In a basic text editor such as Notepad, open the web.config file for example %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Inetpub\wwwroot
-or-
%SYSTEMDRIVE%\\Inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\80 folder


1.    Press CTRL + F to open the Find dialog box.


2.    Find the following tag:


<httpRuntime maxRequestLength="51200" />


3.    Replace it with this tag:


<httpRuntime executionTimeout="6000" maxRequestLength="51200" />


4.    Find the following tag (you might have to search from the beginning of the file):


</sectionGroup>


5.    Add the following tags on new lines after the </sectionGroup> tag:


<sectionGroup name="DynamicsAX">


<section name="Deployment" type="System.Configuration.SingleTagSectionHandler, System, Version=1.0.5000.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089" />


</sectionGroup>


6.    Find the following tag:


</SharePoint>


7.    Add the following tags on new lines after the </SharePoint> tag:


<DynamicsAX>


<Deployment SiteCreationTimeOut="1200" />


</DynamicsAX>


8.    Save your changes, and close the web.config file.


9.    At the command prompt, type iisreset, and then press ENTER.


10. Try to create the top-level Web site in SharePoint Portal Administration.


 

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