Integer, modifiable

The runtimeout variable specifies the amount of idle time, in seconds, that the submitting user is allowed before the run host terminates the current request. To change the idle time specification, set runtimeout.

There is no read-only version of this variable.

The runtimeout variable is not honored in local mode.

This run variable does not apply to pbssh. If it is present in the policy, it does not have any effect on pbssh and is ignored.

runtimeout = number;
positive number Enable idle checking.
0 or negative number Disable idle checking. This setting is the default.
runtimeout = 600;

For more information, please see the following:

  • runtimelimit
  • submittimeout
  • On runtimeout and runtimeoutoverride, Privilege Management for Unix and Linux Administration Guide