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« on: July 30, 2008, 02:53:23 am »
When I'm editing pages on the wiki my login session often times out after a short time. This short time is not usually long enough to finish editing. Sometimes I've barely logged in and I find my session has already expired.

Can we extend the time limit please ?
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« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2008, 02:23:57 am »
Sorry for not noticing your post.

Any suggestion on how long the logon expiry should be set to, or what's the maximum time you'll need to edit an article?

I know that having a session expire in the middle of an edit is one of the biggest frustrations working on a wiki. On the other hand, the session timeout is supposed to reduce the chance bogus edits when a registered user has left their terminal unattended.

Assuming the likelihood of the latter is small, I will try setting the session timeout to 15 minutes unless there is a better suggestion.
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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2008, 05:42:34 am »
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Assuming the likelihood of the latter is small, I will try setting the session timeout to 15 minutes unless there is a better suggestion.

That should be ample, thanks!
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« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2008, 01:05:49 pm »
Sorry, but I've not been able to find anything helpful on this issue. All of our configuration parameters that look like they might have a part to play in login expiration are all set at their hour-or-longer defaults.

Do you check "Remember my login on this computer" when you log-in? If not, it may help.

Can you give me any more details on this problem? How frequently is your session dying? How long can you edit before losing your session? Etc.
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