[THIN] Re: Timeout Settings

Thanks for the attention Neil. I have 300 users, but only 40 - 50 are using
MetaFrame, and only 1 server is holding them all.

I think I'll go user by user in AD.... (ugh!)

Regards
Cid

----- Original Message -----
From: "Braebaum, Neil" <Neil.Braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2003 11:45 AM
Subject: [THIN] Re: Timeout Settings


>
> Comments inline...
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Cid Neves [mailto:cid.neves@xxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: 06 February 2003 15:31
> > To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [THIN] Re: Timeout Settings
> >
> > Hi Neil,
> >
> > Here is the problem. I want to set Idle and Disconnection
> > Timeouts for all users (something like 30 minutes), but I
> > have a small group that i need to configure these settings
> > with more time, because they leave one of the apps running
> > some processes and printing pages (about 2, 3 hours Idle).
>
> Understood.
>
> > I can't use the Ica Conn settings because It will set these
> > settings to all users, including that specified group.
>
> Bearing in mind, though, that the ICA connection settings are per
server...
>
> > I was thinking about something with vbscripts to write a
> > default setting for all users (the 30 minutes)
>
> As I said - I don't think you'll have much luck.
>
> > and after that
> > go manually in the users who run that one application and set
> > a higher timeout...
> >
> > Note: I have 300 users, and only 5 really have to run this f... app.
>
> The only easy solution I can think of - although it may not be a practical
> or efficient use of server resources - is to have these 5 users perhaps
> connect to a differently named published app - perhaps only published by
one
> server, and set the ICA connection properties differently on that server.
>
> Otherwise, you have a lot of manual effort (to do it via the user
properties
> GUI(s), or relatively difficult effort in writing some API stuff to expose
> these functions as objects in order to script it - that's on the
assumption
> that nobody is currently publishing the functions "wrapped" for script
> usage.
>
> > Sorry for the bad english...thanks.
>
> Don't be - it's considerably better than my Portuguese (is it?) :-)
>
> Neil
>
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