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Status Delivered
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 16, 2016

HMC V8.85 Locked user after inactivity is difficult to reset

After setting user to 1 day expiration for inactivity the initial
results were what I expected. Login with id and it was locked.
1) I set the id inactivity to 0 and clicked OK all the way through then
before trying to log in with that id I set the inactivity to 1 logged
out of admin and then logged back in as user. The user id was still
2) I went back in as admin set inactivity on the locked id to 0 and
tried logging in again and the id worked. I then set the user id
inactivity to 1 and logged in again with that user id and it was
This is an issue. We should be able to reset the user id without
setting inactivity to 0, waiting for user to log in and then setting
inactivity to what ever standard we have.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Aug 3, 2018

    Hi ,

    Change was made in HMC V9 R1.910 to reset the inactivity timer when setting it to 0 without having the user to login between resetting and setting back the standard value . So if a user is locked out of because of inactivty,

    As admin user

    1. Set inactivity to 0 and save - this will reset the inactivity timer
    2. Set inactivity to standard value

    User should be able to login.

  • Guest
    May 2, 2018

    Delivered with HMC V9 R1.910.0

  • Guest
    Mar 17, 2017

    We plan to add this feature in a future release.

  • Guest
    Feb 10, 2017


    We are looking at options for resetting the user inactivity without having the user login in-between. However one question on the work flow - is the expectation that the inactivity would be reset when the value is set to 0 & saved and then the admin can reset the value to previous one?


  • Guest
    Sep 17, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #94634 in product Power Hardware Management Console.