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Shell will time out in 60 seconds.

JohnLucania
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"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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Commented:
Somebody who enabled this timeout considered it effective.
ksh manual page on your system describes the special purpose of TMOUT variable.
Commented:
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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