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Control session timeout expiration


This page provides steps for manually controlling the session timeout expiration of a Matillion ETL instance.

Currently, the default timeout expiration is 180 minutes, but Matillion server administrators can edit this value. For example, your organization may deem a shorter timeout expiration (15 or 30 minutes) to be best practice procedures.

Controlling session timeout expiration

  1. SSH into your Matillion ETL instance.
  2. Locate and edit the following file: /usr/share/emerald/WEB-INF/classes/
  3. Locate (or create if it does not already exist) the variable HTTP_SESSION_TIMEOUT_MINUTES
  4. The default value is 180 (minutes). Provide a new value if required.
  5. Save and close the file.
  6. Finally, restart Tomcat using the following command: sudo service tomcat restart