Confluence LOGs me out although timeout set to 4500 minutes

I  am trying to get teh confleunce timeout as big as 3 days for any session.

It is NOT working..... not suer why....


I did change the timeout # in file:




<!-- You can set the default session timeout (in minutes) for all newly -->


I did stop the confleucne BEFORE the change

and I did re-start it after the change was made.

So now my sesssion should be on fro at lest 3 days or so.

BUT I move away from my laptop for about few mn, not sure exacyly how long, could be 3 or 5 mn, then when I come back, click on 1 link and then confluence rediercts me to the LOGIN page.

What the H...k should I do to get this timeout REAALLY extended???

Any other place where this timeout has to be changed?




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The entry is made in the ... /confluence/ WEB_INF/ web.xml in the system directory.

Your web.xml is not the right one


The default entry is:
<Session-timeout>60</ session-timeout>

Thank you very much for the answer.

This is exactly what the pronlem was.

Just not sure what the other timeout is for?....

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