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# 8  
Old 10-03-2013
I have this implemented on the Sarbox systems under my charge.

Add the following to the global profile (/etc/profile):

TMOUT=300        # time in seconds to expire the connection
readonly TMOUT   # makes the variable read-only
export TMOUT      # export it

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# 9  
Old 10-03-2013
Originally Posted by in2nix4life
I have this implemented on the Sarbox systems under my charge.

Add the following to the global profile (/etc/profile):

TMOUT=300        # time in seconds to expire the connection
readonly TMOUT   # makes the variable read-only
export TMOUT      # export it

This works for only current Putty Session. How about already opened Putty Session
# 10  
Old 10-03-2013
That'll only work for any new sessions opened after it has been added to the /etc/profiles file. For current connections, you're better doing what was already suggested; kill the process for that connection.
# 11  
Old 10-03-2013
You can't do that right now because the change would not take effect until the next login.
Basically you need to make a change to your profile or to ssh setup.
Links to what I'm taking about.
Linux / UNIX Automatically Log BASH / TCSH / SSH Users Out After a Period of Inactivity
Session timeout setting in server
# 12  
Old 10-04-2013
Thanks all guys for the help.
I used finger to get the terminal session and compared it with ps -ef command. and killed it.
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