Default timeout settings
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Default timeout settings


Article ID: 247432


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CA API Gateway


Would you please tell me the default setting of the following sessions on API Gateway?

1. SSH session to API Gateway remotely

2. Policy Manager session

3. Oauth Manager session

How to change the default settings of timeout for the above sessions?



Release : 10.0

Component : API GATEWAY


SSH session to API Gateway remotely

OS TIMEOUT is the main timeout variable for login session:

This is set to 600 sec in the gateway by default 

#vi /etc/ssh/sshd.conf

# Per CCE: Set ClientAliveInterval 600 in /etc/ssh/sshd_config

ClientAliveInterval 600

Policy Manager session

You can change this in policy manager 

Top menu -> file -> preferences - 

You can change Inactivity Timeout (in minutes) (you can increase to 60 for max) 

OAuth Manager session timeout 

In Policy Manager, go to: OTK > Customization > oauth manager > #oauth manager config

Look for OR add following assertion and update the value accordingly: 

Set Context Variable session.lifetime.s as String to Value of the timeout