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Fit AP V200R010C00 Command Reference

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The idle-timeout command sets the timeout duration for disconnection from a user interface.

The undo idle-timeout command restores the default timeout duration.

By default, the timeout duration is 5 minutes.


idle-timeout minutes [ seconds ]

undo idle-timeout


Parameter Description Value
minutes Specifies the idle timeout duration, in minutes. The value is an integer ranging from 0 to 35791, in minutes.
seconds Specifies the idle timeout duration, in seconds. The value is an integer ranging from 0 to 59, in seconds.


User interface view

Default Level

3: Management level

Usage Guidelines

Usage Scenario

If a user logs in to the device and does not perform an operation, the user interface is occupied unnecessarily. You can run the idle-timeout command to disconnect the user's terminal from the device.


  • To disable the user interface disconnection function, run the idle-timeout 0 0 command.
  • If the user interface disconnection function is not configured, user connection will never times out, bringing security risks, and other users may fail to log in to the device.
  • You are advised to set the timeout duration to 10-15 minutes.


# Set the timeout duration to 1 minute and 30 seconds.

<Huawei> system-view
[Huawei] user-interface console 0
[Huawei-ui-console0] idle-timeout 1 30
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Updated: 2019-07-18

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