Default: 600
Range: 1 - 36000 seconds
Related parameters: use_dbwait, max_wait_secs

The max_retry_secs parameter works only when you enable use_dbwait. When you set max_retry_secs, also set max_wait_secs.

The max_retry_secs parameter applies when you use the dbutility process command to track changes. It defines the value for the retry time (in seconds) for the DBWAIT API call for DBEngine. This value defines the amount of time to wait before requesting an audit file again.

For example, if you set max_wait_secs to 3600 seconds (same as 1 hour) and max_retry_secs to 60 seconds, DBEngine checks for an audit file once a minute for an hour before giving up and returning an audit file unavailable status.