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Shell will time out in 60 seconds.

JohnLucania asked
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Last Modified: 2013-11-17
"Shell will time out in 60 seconds.
Timed out waiting for input."

How do you put ksh for timing out when a session has been idle for 10 minutes and putting the session onto the user's home i.e. jdoe:prod1:/home/jdoe> ?  
This should be active when a user su - root.
When it is on the user's home i.e. jdoe:prod1:/home/jdoe>, there is no need to put ksh for timing out.

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Somebody who enabled this timeout considered it effective.
ksh manual page on your system describes the special purpose of TMOUT variable.
In the user's .profile file for which you want the shell to timeout, put this
export TMOUT=600
This is to set 600 seconds / 10 minutes as Timeout.


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If admin set timeout readonly, then you have no chance.
Some do run "cat" inside such environment
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