How to increase SSH timeout of git server in BPMS/BRMS 6.x

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  • Red Hat JBoss BRMS (BRMS)
    • 6.1.x
  • Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite (BPMS)
    • 6.1.x


We are receiving the following error when a user is attempting to authenticate to Git over SSH and the amount of time exceeds the timeout value.

User session has timed out idling after 10000 ms

How do we increase the session timeout?


Since Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6.1 Update 5 you can increase git ssh idle timeout by using the following parameter:


By default it is 10000ms. You can set this property as a system property in your BxMS Server.

Root Cause

In previous versions, SSH timeout value was hard coded in file. This issue was captured in BZ-1278227.

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