In SGOS 188.8.131.52 and later, the following CPL property is available:
As described in the Release Notes:
Configurable HTTP Connection Timeout
You can specify the IP connection timeout used when attempting to establish a server connection. In this property, default indicates the default connection timeout, and N is a number from 10 to 120 that specifies the number of seconds to wait before the connection times out. See the SGOS 6.3 Content Policy Language Reference for more information. (B#175529)
The default timeout value is 75 seconds.