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Old 12-11-2012, 06:39 PM   #1
lwang3rock
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my linux server auto kick me out after idling for 15 minutes


It is quite annoying and I can't change the policy on that server.
What can I do to prevent this happening? run a background job when I leave my desk?
 
Old 12-11-2012, 10:23 PM   #2
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Do you mean auto-logout or screen get locked on your system?

In case of auto-logout, you need to check TMOUT option specified or not in /etc/profile and alternatively check /etc/screenrc file for "idle" option.
 
Old 12-11-2012, 10:39 PM   #3
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It is auto-logout. I checked /etc/profile, there is no TMOUT. and there is no /etc/screenrc file
 
  


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