Uploading large video files to Cloudinary without timeout error?

I am planning to use Cloudinary to resize and optimize short videos. I would like to use a Make.com scenario to automate the process.

However, this would involve uploading (using the the Make.com ‘Upload a Resource’ to Cloudinary module) large mp4 files from Google Drive (about 500 Mbytes each) to Cloudinary. This would obviously give me a timeout error on the module in Make.com (probably the upload would take up to two minutes). Is there a way to get this done somehow without timeout errors? (Also, the same problem arises when downloading the optimized video files from Cloudinary when it has completed the task).

Any ideas out there that would help me avoid this limitation? Thanks!

Hi there,

I believe most apps in Make have a timeout limit of 40 or 60 seconds, however, with the HTTP module, you can extend it up to 300 seconds.

The best approach to achieve this is to integrate the Cloudinary API via the HTTP module.

Hope this helps! :slight_smile:


This seems like a very useful piece of advice. Thanks a lot! :slight_smile: