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How dose one turn on autologout in redhat linux ???
I've got a user with an 8 HR Idel time and i don't want idel tty's

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Shaneo
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There is a program called autolog, which is available with the debian distribution.

Source can be found at ftp.debian.org, or any debian mirror, in the admin section.

ie:  ftp://ftp.debian.org/pub/debian/stable/source/admin/autolog_0.34.orig.tar.gz
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by:ahoffmann
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bash, csh, tcsh have a shell variable autologout.
   set autologout=60
or
   autologout=60

in /etc/csh.cshrc, /etc/.profile
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