How to increase session timeout in Alfresco

Alfresco uses sessions cookies which are valid for 60 minutes, which means users are logged out after being inactive for 60 minutes and have to login multiple times a day.

To increase the session timeouts, change the values in web.xml as below:




The above config will keep the session active for 12 hours.

The web.xml files are found under the following folders:



Once modified, restart Alfresco for the changes to take effect.