Shibboleth IdP 3 - Stale Session

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Wed May 6 11:38:44 EDT 2015

On 5/6/15, 3:03 PM, "James Gross" <JamesGross at> wrote:

>Is there a way to extend the time between a user being redirected to the 
>IdP for authentication and the session/cookie expires?
>We have users who get redirected, but then pause on the Username/Password 
>page for several minutes before entering their credentials. Once they 
>enter their credentials, they get a "Stale session" error.
> This timeout happens after 2 minutes on Firefox.

That doesn't seem to match my past experience, but I don't know what SWF's 
timeout for flow state is. The container session most definitely doesn't 
time out that quickly, and I very much don't believe the SWF timeout 
should be 2 minutes...

-- Scott

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