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CB Response: How to Change the UI Session Timeout Length

CB Response: How to Change the UI Session Timeout Length

Environment

  • CB Response Server: All Supported Versions

Objective

How to change the amount of time before a user is sent back to the UI Login page from the default of 3600 second (1 hour). 

Resolution

  1. Backup the master cb.conf file 
    cp /etc/cb/cb.conf /etc/cb/cb.conf.bakDATE
  2. Edit the /etc/cb/cb.conf file
  3. Add or update the following configuration setting, updating the parameter to the value needed 
    SessionTimeout=<Timeout in Number of Seconds>
  4. Save the changes made
  5. Restart the services as described in this KB article

Additional Notes

Increasing the session timeout above the default setting does create a security risk. For more information you can review CWE-613 

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‎02-14-2019
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