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What is the way to apply automatic log off from Server after 5 minutes by using Active directory

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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
is this a total logon time of 5 minutes? 5 minutes of inactivity? local logon or remote desktop RDS logon?
Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
You can use GPO. Do you want to log them off after few mins of inactivity? Like Airport kiosks?

Try this guide.


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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Create a new task in Task Scheduler.
Conditions tab -> Start the task if the computer is idle for: 5 mins
Actions tab -> run shutdown -l -t 0 command
Triggers tab -> Begin this task: On idle
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Hello ThereSystem AdministratorCommented:
Or just use GPO to lock the computer after 5 minutes of inactivity.
User Configuration -> Policies -. Administrative Templates -> Control panel -> Personalization -> Screen Saver Timeout -> Enable + set it to 300 sec
Sekar ChinnakannuStaff EngineerCommented:
GPO it the right option set automatic log off after 5 mins.
Computer Configuration -> Policies -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options -> Network security: Force logoff when logon hours expire
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
I also use idlelogoff.exe as per #a42481110
Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
Answer has screenshots
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