Difference between Last Active Date and Last Login Date

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:

What’s the difference between Last Active Date and Last Login Date?

Answer:

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Last Login Date is the last date the user logged in to Agile Central via the application or the API. Both the date and time are recorded.


Last Active Date is the last date that a user was active in the application, via the API, or via notifications sent. Only the date is recorded, not the time. This value is leveraged by the application to determine whether a user session is eligible for timeout based on the
session timeout settings.  

 

For example, a user whose session is set to timeout after two weeks could potentially have a Last Login Date that is almost two weeks old, while the Last Active Date could be today’s date.

 

Alternatively, if a user has SSO set up, the Last Login Date could show a failed SSO login attempt as an actual login and record the date and time. However, the Last Active Date would not be updated.   

 

Learn more about user management at https://help.rallydev.com/administer-users#users.