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Old 10-07-2008, 12:34 AM   #1
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Question How to logoff the remote ssh session of a user after a certain idle time.

Hi friends,
Kindly help me regarding how to logoff the remote ssh session of a user after a certain idle time eg. 1 hour.
Old 10-07-2008, 01:24 AM   #2
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Many shells have a variable you can set to cause auto-logout after a specified amount of inactivity. In bash, it is TMOUT. See man bash, searching for TMOUT. Set the TMOUT value in a common profile sourced by all users. Note that users can un-set this value, so it is not strict.
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Also, see this thread.
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ok.. Thanks a lot.


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