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How to set a idle timeout value of a browser session for HARWEB R7.1 web client?

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Article ID: 53385

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CA Harvest Software Change Manager - OpenMake Meister

Issue/Introduction

Description:

By default, the HARWEB client works in a web browser like Internet Explorer. It will keep an active session after logon to HARWEB. If your web master wants to enforce a timeout value on a HARWEB client, the harweb.cfg file can be modified on the application server for all HARWEB users.

Solution:

HARWEB controls its own session timeout variable in the harweb.cfg file located in ... /harweb/WEB-INF/ directory.

Session_timeout=<number>

Note: The unit for the number is in seconds

If HARWEB doesn't find the Session_timeout setting in harweb.cfg, it sets session.setMaxInactiveInterval to -1 (no timeout).

Note: In Harvest 5.x, the session timeout was controlled by a parameter in the web.xml file. Since HARWEB 7.1, the parameter is now in harweb.cfg file.

Environment

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Component: HGUI