VMware View Connection Server – Stop Session timeouts

KB ID 0000605


For security reasons, the VMware View Administrator will timeout after a short period of inactivity, and you will see the following.

VMware View Connection Server Timeout

Server Error
Your session has timed out. Please log in again.
Click OK to be redirected to the login screen.

However if you work in the console a lot, this can get quite annoying.


From within the View Administrator console > View Configuration > Global settings > Edit > Tick “Enable automatic status updates” > OK > OK.

View Administrator Console Time-Out

Note: Another advantage to doing this is, you don’t have to keep pressing refresh to update the interface.

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