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Set up an inactive time out

We would like to set an inactive time out for our iSeries users, however there are specific workstations and users who must be excluded from timing out -- we are a hospital. Is there a method within IBM's system where we can monitor the devices to be inactivated by SESSION, while excluding users and/or devices with the above exceptions? We are in the process of going to a new box (825) with V5R2.

You have a couple of options. You can monitor for messages sent to the message queue defined in the QINACTMSGQ and write a program to take actions based on criteria you have chosen, or you can look for a product that provides variable time-outs between jobs. Unfortunately, there's nothing integrated into the operating system that will automatically provide this function.

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