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    Change the Tomcat WebVoyage OPAC session timeout

    • Product: Voyager
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Multi-Tenant Direct, Dedicated-Direct, Local, TotalCare



    How to change the Tomcat WebVoyage OPAC session timeout period?


    The timeout is managed in two different files.  The values set in these two files need to be coordinated:

    2. web.xml

    In change the timeout.time value in this stanza to what you want your timeout in WebVoyage to be (in the following example it is 4 minutes):

    # Timeout configuration.
    # How many minutes before an idle WebVoyage session times out?
    # Must be less than Tomcat's session timeout, defined in web.xml.
    # How many minutes before timeout should the user be warned? Should be less than
    the timeout.time value.
    # Where do we go when a session times out?


    Note that the timeout.time value set in needs to be less than the session-timeout value set in the web.xml file (in the following example it is 30 minutes):


      <!-- ==================== Default Session Configuration ================= -->
      <!-- You can set the default session timeout (in minutes) for all newly   -->
      <!-- created sessions by modifying the value below.                       -->




    • Article last edited: 15-Oct-2020
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