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SmartObject Event Error: Connection Attempt Failed

This article was created in response to a support issue logged with K2. The content may include typographical errors and may be revised at any time without notice. This article is not considered official documentation for K2 software and is provided "as is" with no warranties.


Process fails on a SmartObject Event with the error below:

A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because the connected host has failed to respond.


The SmartObject executes successfully on the SmartObject Service Tester but fails when called from a process.

Troubleshooting Steps

Ensure that the fields in the String Table of the process point to the correct environment. This may be verified from the K2 Management Site > Workflow Server > String Table. Kindly refer to our documentation on String Tables for further details.