Set expiration time on the session cookie.

Document ID : KB000045482
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Default session timeout in the CAPC dashboard is 20 minutes. This article explains how to change this timeout setting. 


This article applies for cases where customer want to extend the default session timeout.


CAPC any version 


The default timeout for the CAPC login is 20 minutes.


To change this:

In /opt/CA/PerformanceCenter is SsoConfig

Single Sign-On Configuration Tool

Cd /opt/CA/PerformanceCenter



Enter q to quit the program or b to go back to previous menu


SSO Configuration:

1. CA Performance Center

Choose an option > 1


SSO Configuration/CA Performance Center:

1. LDAP Authentication

2. SAML2 Authentication

3. Performance Center

4. Single Sign-On

5. Test LDAP

6. Export SAML2 Service Provider Metadata

Choose an option > 4


SSO Configuration/CA Performance Center/Single Sign-On:

Anonymous User Enabled: Disabled

Anonymous User ID: 2

Localhost User Sign-In Page Enabled: Disabled

Localhost User Enabled: Enabled

Localhost User ID: 1

Cookie Timeout Minutes: 20

Encryption Decryption Key: #$utP9%z

Encryption Algorithm: DES

Failed Sleep Seconds: 3

Remember Me Enabled: Enabled

Remember Me Timeout Days: 15

Scheme: http

Port: 8381

Virtual Directory: sso


1. Remote Value

2. Local Override


Choose 2

Edit 6

I used 300 minutes


Q to exit