How do I change the default "autofs" timeout value? Updated 2015-09-01T05:47:56+00:00 Issue What is the autofs idle timeout value, and how do I set it? Environment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Subscriber content preview. For full access to the Red Hat Knowledgebase, please log in.Not a subscriber? Learn more about the benefits of Red Hat Subscriptions.