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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-65812

Increase default session timeout and allow it to be configured in the GUI

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      Our session timeout is low, largely for historical reasons. Currently it is set to 2 hours.

      These days it's pretty typical to stay logged into accounts for very long times. I don't even remember the last time I logged into Facebook because it keeps me logged in.

      We should be looking to extend the session timeout, perhaps with a "Keep me logged in", or "Remember me" checkbox at login.

      I believe that Facebook use a 3 month timeout. Why don't we bump ours up considerably.

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              Assignee:
              brendanheywood Brendan Heywood
              Reporter:
              dobedobedoh Andrew Nicols
              Peer reviewer:
              Matt Porritt
              Integrator:
              Eloy Lafuente (stronk7)
              Tester:
              Janelle Barcega
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              Component watchers:
              Adrian Greeve, Jake Dallimore, Mathew May, Mihail Geshoski, Peter Dias
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                15/Jun/20

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