SUMMARY: CDE logout when idle a long time

From: J.R. Lee (
Date: Tue Apr 06 1999 - 16:36:52 CDT


Thanks to Erika Klein and Joe Garbarino for your responces...

Erika hit it on the head with:

        Install the latest dtsession patch for CDE1.2

The patch-ID# is: 106027-03

Thanks again!!

Original Question:
> Hello sunners,
> I am having a problem with some of my users CDE. It will logout to the dtlogin
> screen when idle for a long time (overnight for instance). Sometimes it will
> even kick you out to the dtlogin screen when typing in your passwd in the
> screen lock. There is no shutdown involved either... It is almost
> instantaneous. There is nothing in the /var/adm/messages about anything
> going wrong. Since it is not rebooting, the power management stuff would have
> no effect on it, but I did double check it anyway. I scanned around the
> CDE panels for a autologout option, but didn't find one.
> Some of the machines it is happening on:
> SunOS mco 5.6 Generic_105181-05 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-1
> SunOS kul 5.6 Generic_105181-05 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-5_10
> CDE Version: 1.2
> OS Version: 5.6
> Any insight would be greatly appreciated...
> TIA,
> J.R.

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