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Automatically disconnect user sessions

We use the Bosa Nova TCP/IP client to connect to our iSeries. I'm having a problem with some user sessions. If the users don't sign off correctly, their session stays active and until I close that session they cannot log on. Is there anything that I can change to automatically disconnect the user if client closes?

The problem is caused because the iSeries does not "sense" that the other side dropped the connection. This can be solved by using the "keep alive" mechanism using CHGTELNA TIMMRKTIMO to a low value such as 60 seconds.

This specifies the amount of time in seconds that telnet server waits before sending out a probe to the other side of a connection. The probe is sent when the connection is otherwise idle, even when there is no data to be sent.


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