CA Privileged Identity Manager Enterprise - To extend the (idle) timeout for the Privileged Identity Manager user web session.

Document ID : KB000039752
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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QUESTION:

How do we extend the (idle) timeout for the Privileged Identity Manager user web session?

ANSWER:

For the Privileged Identity Manager Enterprise web interface on windows, here an example below reflecting time out for 2 hours.

1. Stop Jboss.
 
2. Go to "C:\jboss-4.2.3.GA\server\default\deploy\IdentityMinder.ear\user_console.war\WEB-INF" and open the "web.xml" file in edit mode.
 
3. Change the below session timeout value from 30 to 120 (The default is 30 minutes):
    <session-config>
      <!--  minutes -->
      <session-timeout>120</session-timeout>
    </session-config>
 
4. Start Jboss.
 
5. Log in to Privileged Identity Manager Enterprise web interface and check the timeout for the Privileged Identity Manager Enterprise user session.