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Auto logout after period of inactivity

Create option to auto-logout from portal after period (configurable) of inactivity.

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  • AndyB commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It is a security requirement for our organization. Please include this change in a global setting.

  • Pat commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It would be great to be able to base this off roles and groups too. For example on our normal user accounts we have limited prod access and could be more lenient on the timeout. On our separate admin accounts with elevated access it would be great to be able to have a fairly restrictive policy. Especially on co-administrator and global administrator accounts.

  • [Deleted User] commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agree, there should be a global inactivity setting for it.

    We just got a pen test report which said that the auditor had inactivity sign out set to Never (the default).

    I would like to change it to at the AD level to 5 minutes.

    How to do this?

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It is a security requirement for many organizations to enforce inactivity timeout periods for users/administrators in on-premises, hybrid, and Azure environments; however, it is not possible to meet this security requirement when it comes to the Azure Portal and this is a problem. If security is a priority please make that option available.

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