Extending the session time out in Impact 5.1.1.

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How do I extend the session time out in Impact 5.1.1..


The default timeout in impact is 2 hours


- log into the WAS administrative console via


Username: wasadmin
Password: netcool

- Expand the Security folder and click on "Secure administration,applications, and infrastructure"

- Click on the link that appears on the right "Authentication mechanisms and expiration"

- In the section that says "Timeout value for forwarded credentials between servers", it should show 120 minutes. Change this to the desired timeout period. Then click OK below

- Now click the Save link that appears near top of the page

- Restart eWAS to make sure the change has taken affect.

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