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How to: Change the Authentication Server Timeout Setting



Article ID: KB6220 KB Last Updated: 29 Aug 2011Version: 4.0
How to: Change the Authentication Server Timeout Setting
auth-server user timeout WebAuth

1. Perform the following command in order to get a list of Authentication Servers:

ns5xt-> get auth-server all
 Id Auth Server        Server Name      Type    Acct Type            Role
  0 Local              Local            Local   admin Auth l2tp xauth  -

2. Choose a server from the list

ns5xt-> set auth-server ? [Enter]
             authentication server name

3. Choose the number of minutes before the user is timed out. The maximum timeout is 255 minutes (4 hours and 15 minutes) and the default setting is 10 minutes.

ns5xt-> set auth-server Local timeout ? [Enter]
             timeout in minutes. Valid range 0 - 255 (1000 for admin timeout)

ns5xt-> set auth-server Local timeout 255 [Enter]

Here is the problem or goal:

  • How to: Change the Authentication Server Timeout Setting

Problem Environment:

  • auth-server user timeout
  • WebAuth

Applicable Products:

  • NetScreen-5
  • NetScreen-5XP
  • NetScreen-5XT
  • NetScreen-10
  • NetScreen-25
  • NetScreen-50
  • NetScreen-100
  • NetScreen-204
  • NetScreen-208
  • NetScreen- 500
  • NetScreen-1000
  • NetScreen-5200
  • NetScreen-5400

Applicable ScreenOS:

  • 3.0.0
  • 3.0.1
  • 3.0.2
  • 3.0.3
  • 3.1.0
  • 4.0.0
  • 4.0.0-DIAL
  • 4.0.1
  • 4.0.2

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