How to increase IP session timeout

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Article ID: 196369

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Products

CA Identity Manager CA Identity Governance CA Identity Portal CA Identity Suite

Issue/Introduction

How to increase the logout time (session timeout) of any user in Identity Portal.






Environment

Release : 14.x (on-Premise)

Component : CA IDENTITY MANAGER

Resolution

1. Stop IP.

2. Locate the sigma.war file from the IP deployment.


3. Open sigma.war using Winzip or similar and locate the "web.xml" file in the "WEB-INF" folder.

4. Edit the file and amend the session-config settings.

<session-config>
      <!-- 30 minutes -->
      <session-timeout>30</session-timeout>
    </session-config>

5. Save the changes and close web.xml and winzip.

6. Start IP



Note that these setting will need to be updated whenever you upgrade or deploy a hotfix\ CP for Identity Portal.