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How to increase the Advanced Authentication Admin Console Session Timeout value?

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Article ID: 41412

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Products

CA Rapid App Security CA Advanced Authentication CA API Gateway

Issue/Introduction

Advanced Authentication Admin Console locks out to quickly displaying the following image. How to control the session timeout for the Advanced Authentication Admin Console. 

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Cause

Session Time Out not large enough and needs to be increased.

Environment

Release: ARCWFT05900-8-Arcot-WebFort-for Windows
Component:

Java based Admin GUI deployed under a Web Application Server such as Tomcat, Websphere etc. 

Resolution

1. Navigate to <APPLICATION_SERVER>/webapps/arcotadmin/WEB-INF
2. Set the session timeout (in units of minutes) by modifying the web.xml files as shown below  

<session-config>

<session-timeout>1</session-timeout>

</session-config>

 

Additional Information

Note in the example in resolution above the session-timeout of "1" indicates that the session will expire in 1 minute.  Hence the granularity of the session timeout is in minutes. 

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