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From "Elm Gysel" <elm.gy...@dateq.be>
Subject Re: Tomcat 4.0 Session Timeout
Date Thu, 20 Sep 2001 14:42:58 GMT
If you have changed <session-timeout> and restarted the server then it
should work.

How are you noticing that your session is still active?

Elm


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Urban" <jim.urban@netsteps.net>
To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2001 4:27 PM
Subject: Tomcat 4.0 Session Timeout


> I've asked this twice already and have yet to receive an answer.  Someone
> running Tomcat 4.0 must know the answer to my question.  I must get this
> resolved since the security requirements of my application require the
> user's session to automatically time out after 5 minutes of inactivity...
>
> How do I set the session time out for a context in Tomcat 4.0.  The
session
> time out is defaulting to 18000 seconds (5 hours?).  I have tried adding
the
> following to both my context's WEB-INF/web.xml file and the
> $CATALINA_HOME/conf/web.xml file but both are ignored.
>
>   <session-config>
> <session-timeout>300</session-timeout>
>   </session-config>
>
> How do I go about setting the time out to 5 minutes?
>
> Thanks,
> Jim Urban
> Product Manager
> Netsteps Inc.
> Suite 505E
> 1 Pierce Pl.
> Itasca, IL  60143
> Voice:  (630) 250-3045 x2164
> Fax:  (630) 250-3046
>
>
> PS:  Love Tomcat 4.0, it seems really solid!


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