Automator Time Out Cocoa error.
When configuring Automator to Upload or Sync large files, Automator can experience an error: “The action “Synchronize” encountered an error: “The operation couldn’t be completed. (Cocoa error -1)”. We’ve also seen this error present as: -1712, -1753, and -1. -1 being the most common.
Unfortunately, Apple has instituted a 2-minute timeout for Automator actions for macOS versions 10.14 and above. We’ve reported this to Apple, but at this time, there is not a fix or workaround.
Here’s everything you need to know to schedule your file syncs to happen automatically in Transmit 5, using Apple’s Automator (included with macOS).