FAQ- Why idle-timeout does not work after upgrading NE40 from VRP3 to VRP5

Publication Date:  2012-07-27 Views:  137 Downloads:  0
Issue Description

Q:

Why idle-timeout does not work after upgrading NE40 from VRP3.10 to VRP5.30?
                  

Alarm Information
Set idle-timeout as 10 seconds after upgrading NE40 from VRP3 to VRP5, but when telnet to NE40, after 10 seconds idle, the telnet link does not disconnect automatically, but  NE40 VRP3.10  does not have this problem.
Configuration as following:
user-interface vty 0 4
authentication-mode aaa
idle-timeout 0 10
      
Handling Process

A:

aaa                                                                             
 local-user huawei password simple huawei                                       
 local-user huawei level 3
 local-user huawei idle-cut  
// if no idle-cut configured,  the idle-timeout will not work.
user-interface vty 0 4
authentication-mode aaa
idle-timeout 0 10
      

Root Cause
NE40 VRP 5.30 add new command line for idle-timeout function.
            
Suggestions
When upgrade NE40 from VRP3.10 to VRP5.30, please add local-user in aaa mode and add idle-cut for idle-timeout.
            

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