FIORI user use the browser. For security it is important that the browser session has a limited life time. The end user is normally annoyed by this, since when he clicks after a long time, the user gets a server error, which is difficult to understand.
This blog explains how to set up a more user friendly time-out and warning for the FIORI pages.
Questions that will be answered in this blog are:
- How can I set a time-out for my FIORI tiles?
- How can I set a warning time for the end users that their FIORI session is about to time-out?
Time-out settings for FIORI
Start transaction /UI2/FLP_SYS_CONF and enter values for these 2 parameters: SESSION_TIMEOUT_INTERVAL_IN_MINUTES and SESSION_TIMEOUT_REMINDER_IN_MINUTES:
Give these the values that are good for your company and press Save.
This function is available as of SAP_UI 7.54 version (see OSS note 3248472 – Why is it not possible to limit browser Fiori sessions?).
Time-out for end user
The end result for the end user is a more graceful warning and choice to continue or log out:
Read OSS note 3034757 – Fiori session timeout setting SESSION_TIMEOUT_INTERVAL_IN_MINUTES does not appear to work accurately to see which actions cause the timer reset.