Tech Tip: Extend the default timeout for a CAPC login

Document created by Joe_R Employee on Dec 7, 2014Last modified by SamCreek on Dec 17, 2016
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The default timeout for the CAPC login is 20 minutes.


To change this:

In /opt/CA/PerformanceCenter is SsoConfig

Single Sign-On Configuration Tool

Cd /opt/CA/PerformanceCenter



Enter q to quit the program or b to go back to previous menu


SSO Configuration:

1. CA Performance Center

Choose an option > 1


SSO Configuration/CA Performance Center:

1. LDAP Authentication

2. SAML2 Authentication

3. Performance Center

4. Single Sign-On

5. Test LDAP

6. Export SAML2 Service Provider Metadata

Choose an option > 4


SSO Configuration/CA Performance Center/Single Sign-On:

Anonymous User Enabled: Disabled

Anonymous User ID: 2

Localhost User Sign-In Page Enabled: Disabled

Localhost User Enabled: Enabled

Localhost User ID: 1

Cookie Timeout Minutes: 20

Encryption Decryption Key: #$utP9%z

Encryption Algorithm: DES

Failed Sleep Seconds: 3

Remember Me Enabled: Enabled

Remember Me Timeout Days: 15

Scheme: http

Port: 8381

Virtual Directory: sso


1. Remote Value

2. Local Override


Choose 2

Edit 6

I used 300 minutes


Q to exit