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Timeout Settings: OAM - Common Settings Vs. OAM Agent (Doc ID 1570076.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Access Manager - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


What takes precedence: Session Lifetime under Common Settings or Max Session Time under OAM Agent config.


Common Session Settings

Session Lifetime
The amount of time, in minutes, that a user's authentication session remains valid. When the lifetime is reached, the session expires.
Default = 480 minutes

A value of 0 disables this timeout setting. Any value between -2147483648 and 2147483647 is allowed.
Note: Session data for an expired session is automatically deleted from the in-memory caches (or database).

OAM 11g and 10g WebGate Agent Elements and Defaults

Max Session Time

Maximum amount of time in seconds that a user's authentication session is valid, regardless of their activity. At the expiration of this session time, the user is re-challenged for authentication. This is a forced logout.
Default = 24 (hours)
A value of 0 disables this timeout setting.



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