After loading Niagara G3 3.6 security updates released on August 9, 2012, a web browser session times out after 5-10 minutes, requiring the user to login again.

Issue

After loading Niagara G3 3.6 security updates released on August 9, 2012,  a web browser session times out after 5-10 minutes, requiring the user to login again.

Product Line

TAC I/A Series

Environment

Niagara G3 station web enabled

Web browser; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, etc.

Cause

From the Release Notes for the Niagara 3.6 Security Patch, "Changes to File Access":

"The default Authentication Scheme for web access has changed from "Cookie" to "Cookie Digest", as specified in a station's Web Service. As a result, custom login templates may need to be modified to work properly."

Note: The complete Release notes are contained in the securityPatches_3.6_083112.zip file on The Exchange Download Center website, Tech Zone, I/A Series G3 (ENC, ENS, etc) Conference, Release 3.6.47 Files.

Click here to see the Release Notes.

Resolution

From the Release Notes for the Niagara 3.6 Security Patch, "Changes to File Access":

"The default Authentication Scheme for web access has changed from "Cookie" to "Cookie Digest", as specified in a station's Web Service. As a result, custom login templates may need to be modified to work properly."

Note: The complete Release notes are contained in the securityPatches_3.6_083112.zip file on The Exchange Download Center website, Tech Zone, I/A Series G3 (ENC, ENS, etc) Conference, Release 3.6.47 Files.

Click here to see the Release Notes.