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    How can we increase the session timeout for users who are logged in?

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 18.01

    Users logged in to the Web OPAC are being timed-out too quickly.
    How can we increase the session time_out for users who are logged in?

    The variable which controls the Web OPAC session time-out in v16-up is www_a_s_time_out.

    This should be specified in the $alephe_root/www_server.conf file:
    setenv www_a_s_time_out 600

    (The number is specified in seconds. 600 seconds = 10 minutes.)

    If not specified in www_server.conf, the system uses the value in the $aleph_proc/www_server file.

    If you are changing this value, then consideration should be giving to also changing the meta-tags refresh value:
    <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="1200; url=&server_f_start" />

    in order to synchronize them. The meta-tags value causes the current page to revert to a default, opening page.

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    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013