Custom logout time for TAC Vista Webstation

Issue

TAC Vista Web Settings > Preferences > Login and Logout > Automatic Logout
(An inactive user is automatically logged out after a specified period of time)

Selection for automatic logout time is restricted to 5, 10, 15, 20, or 30 minutes.

  • Set the logout time to less than 5 minutes
  • Set the logout time to more than 30 minutes.
  • Customize the logout time to something other than specified intervals. 

Product Line

TAC Vista

Environment

  • Vista 5.1.5
  • Webstation
  • TAC Vista Web Settings

Cause

Selection for automatic logout time is restricted to 5, 10, 15, 20, or 30 minutes.

Resolution

  1. Navigate to C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\TACVistaWeb515
  2. Open the file web.config. Use, for example, Notepad2 (Do not use wordpad as it formats the file differently)
  3. Search for "sessionState"
  4. Change the "Timeout" for the SessionState to the desired logout time in minutes
  5. Save the file