tmout

How do I auto Logout my shell user in Linux after certain minutes of inactivity?

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How can I configure automatic logout for my bash shell under Unix / Apple OS X / Linux operating systems?\

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Q. We have a few users who frequently forget to log out and I’d like to force them or automatically log out a user in case of inactivity detected. How do I force user to be logged out automatically? A. BASH provides TMOUT variable. It is necessary for security reasons to have an inactive user […]

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