lock command, TMOUT variable on idle AIX's terminal

hi..

I have read about lock command which locks your AIX's terminal asking for password, but wanted to ask here if someone have joined this command and the known variable TMOUT in order to lock your terminal when idle... is it possible on AIX?

Thanks
sminfoAsked:
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gheistCommented:
I do use GNU screen to keep terminal logged out and run some tasks
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sminfoAuthor Commented:
Yes... we use screen to do important tasks remotelly but that´s not what I´m looking for.. I need something to lock consoles via ssh or telnet after some time idle..
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carlmdCommented:
This deals with logoff and not locking but it may be of interest to you...

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/aix/library/au-aixremotelogin61/
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gheistCommented:
I have some users that suffer from poor network connectivity and their .profile ends now with "exec screen -R"
I was 10 years ago with aix 4.3.3 in same mind trip around TMOUT - and it yielded no result...just logout i think AIX is only system that promotes TMOUT as security measure (it works on others, but does not exit shell man page usually)
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sminfoAuthor Commented:
exactly gheist.. TMOUT is what we use here,,, but wanted to know if somebody have used lock command.... it´s interesting to get lock your terminal when X time idle but it seems there´s only a way to do it on linux using VLOCK command.... but I have not found nothing for AIX...
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gheistCommented:
you can check processes attached to user's terminal and if they are useless and idle for 15min just kill them...
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sminfoAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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