Modifying LAN Based Auto-disconnect Time-Out

Posted On 2008-03-29 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Modifying LAN Based Auto-disconnect Time-Out
Tags:  Windows NT Windows 2000
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Windows NT can be configured to automatically disconnect idle LAN sessions are a set number of minutes.
1. Open your registry and find the key below.
2. Modify the value of 'Autodisconnect' to equal the time in minutes before a session is disconnected. If this value doesn't alreday exist create a new string value.
3. Restart Windows NT.
Note: To disable Autodisconnects set the value to 'Oxffffffff'

Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\Parameters]
Value Name: Autodisconnect
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: 0 to 4,294,967,295 (Oxffffffff) in minutes

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