The Oracle ILOM CLI, which is accessed by connecting to Oracle ILOM over the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol or by using a serial connection, supports a configurable session time-out interval for closing inactive CLI sessions. When configured, this feature reduces the risk of an unauthorized user finding an unattended computer with an authenticated CLI session to Oracle ILOM.
For Increased security, you should configure a CLI session time-out interval in any environment where the Oracle ILOM CLI is used on a shared console. Ideally, you should set the CLI session time-out interval to 15 minutes or less.
To view or modify the time-out interval property set for inactive Oracle ILOM CLI sessions, see the following web-based instructions.
Before You Begin
Admin (a) role is required to modify the CLI properties.
The default CLI session time-out interval set for SSH connections is disabled and set to 0 (zero) minutes.
The CLI session time-out interval property is only configurable in Oracle ILOM for server SPs running firmware release 3.0.4 or later.
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