How long does JIRA wait to auto-logout due to inactivity?

I've noticed that JIRA will auto-log your account out after an unknown period of inactivity. Does anyone know the length of time? Is there a way to change it?

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Richie Gee Atlassian Team Jan 20, 2013

Hi Christine,

By default, I think the session timeout is configured to 60 minutes. However you can change this by following the procedure on the following link

https://confluence.atlassian.com/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=193299034

I haven't try this out, but hope this helps :) cheers

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Renjith Pillai Community Champion Jan 21, 2013

And it is also influenced by the presence of plugins which can result in JIRA never getting timedout due to automatic refresh of data from pages

I went poking around for this session timeout page in the latest version of JIRA and discovered that the time period has apparently increased to 5 hours. It certainly doesn't seem that long in practice....

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Changing+the+default+session+timeout

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