The time-out that you are looking for the is Idle session time-out, as you 
mentioned below.  However, this setting is impacted by your sso (single 
sign on) setting.  If you have SSO set to "Single Server", then the value 
is related back to user inactivity.  If you have SSO set to multi-server, 
it is an absolute ticket expiration.  I.E. 30 minutes would mean that the 
user will be logged off in 30 minutes, regardless of activity.  This is 
because in multi-server mode, the server hands out an LTPA token (i.e. 
cookie) that has an expiration date.  You can hit another other server in 
the same domain that is part of the SSO config without re-authenticating 
(read Websphere), but you lose the ability to update that token.  The 
other values that you mentioned are centered around server process 
terminating i.e. if a CGI program runs for a too long, it will be 

Session state tracking: Enabled
Idle session time-out:  30 minutes

David Hoff
3X Corporation
Phone:  678-579-0170 x205
email:  david.hoff@xxxxxx

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date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 09:06:20 -0500
from: Mike.Crump@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
subject: Time-outs

I'm working with a Domino 5.08 server and have a question with session
time-outs with a browser application that we have.  I have a handful of
users complaining about getting knocked out of the application and being
forced to sign-on again.  I would understand that activity within the
browser doesn't equate back to the server.  But in checking the server
settings I see a number of time-out values and I'm not sure if I grasp 
they all could be.

On the HTTP Internet Protocols Tab I see the following settings:

Input time-out:         2 minutes
Output time-out:        20 minutes
CGI time-out:           5 minutes
Idle thread time-out:   0 minutes

On the Domino Web Engine Internet Protocols Tab for Java Servlet I have

Session state tracking: Enabled
Idle session time-out:  30 minutes

So, is this all of time out values available?  Effectively, what I am 
is an environment where inactivity is handled as similar as it is an the
AS/400 QINACTITV.  I may not be thinking properly from a Domino/HTTP
perspective but if a user is inactive after a period of time then I need 
have them disconnected and I want to do it consistently.  For example, can
one assume that the Java Servlet time-out and Output time-out be 
somewhat similar?

Michael Crump
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