This is not a hidden parameter. More of a "hard to find" setting. In your QlikView Publisher Control Panel under Main go to Resource Management and select your Execution Service Resource. In the XS resource window click the + next to Advanced: . At the bottom you will see a section titled QlikView Engines(qvb.exe): . The first setting is, by default, Max seconds at zero cpu:1800. You can change the time here and then click Send Work Order . This will update those xml files.