Bug 171 - User notification upon inactive session termination
Summary: User notification upon inactive session termination
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 704
Alias: None
Product: ThinLinc
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Other (show other bugs)
Version: 1.0
Hardware: PC Linux
: P2 Enhancement
Target Milestone: 4.15.0
Assignee: Bugzilla mail exporter
: 222 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks: 7273
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Reported: 2002-11-08 13:25 CET by Peter Åstrand
Modified: 2022-03-29 13:06 CEST (History)
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Description Peter Åstrand cendio 2002-11-08 13:25:15 CET
It should be possible to set up ThinLinc so that sessions are automatically
terminated if the user is inactive for a certain time. Moreon, some customers
have requested that this should only be done for sessions created "from the
Internet, not from inhouse". It may be possible to solve this by using the
terminal ID. If the terminal is known (exists in the LDAP database), it may be
allowed to have inactive sessions for an unlimited time.
Comment 1 Peter Åstrand cendio 2003-05-07 11:32:49 CEST
Windows 2003 has three settings for this:

1. Disconnected session limit
2. Active session limit
3. Idle session limit

To me, it seems unnecessary to distinguish between case 1 and 3 (eg. implement a
idle timeout that works regardless of if any client is connected or not.) Case 2
is not covered by this bug, and has not been requested by customers. 

So, what does "idle" mean? I cannot think of anything else but "keyboard or
mouse input". Meaning: This bug could be solved by implementing a mechanism that
terminates sessions that has not had any keyboard or mouse input in a certain
time. The only process that knows this is Xvnc, so it must be involved in some way. 

Comment 2 Peter Åstrand cendio 2003-08-21 10:51:51 CEST
*** Bug 222 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Peter Åstrand cendio 2004-09-09 16:22:09 CEST
Solved during fix of bug 704. There's room for improvements, however. For
example, when the idle or active timeout happens, it would be nice if the user
could be notified of this via a popup-window. Windows does this. 
Comment 4 Pierre Ossman cendio 2022-03-29 13:06:42 CEST
Closing this as duplicate for the original problem, that idle sessions weren't disconnected. The notification is a broader problem that will be handled by bug 7273.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 704 ***

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