Configure the session timeout setting on the vRealize Automation appliance in accordance with your company security policy.

The vRealize Automation appliance default session timeout on user inactivity is 30 minutes. To adjust this time out value to conform to your organization's security policy, edit the web.xml file on your vRealize Automation appliance host machine.


  1. Open the/usr/lib/vcac/server/webapps/vcac/WEB-INF/web.xml file in a text editor.
  2. Find session-config and set the session-timeout value. See the following code sample.
    <!-- 30 minutes session expiration time -->
  3. Restart the server by running the following command.
    service vcac-server restart