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While using monero-wallet-cli, I am frequently getting this message:

 ____________________________________________   
/ I locked your Monero wallet to protect you \
\ while you were away                        /
 --------------------------------------------
        \   (__)
         \  (oo)\_______
            (__)\       )\/\
                ||----w |
                ||     ||


Locked due to inactivity. The wallet password is required to unlock the console.

How can I disable this behavior or increase the timeout?

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By default, the wallet will ask for the password after 90 seconds of inactivity. You can see this by loading the wallet, then running this command:

set

Look for the entry for inactivity-lock-timeout.

You can increase the timeout to say 10 minutes like so:

set inactivity-lock-timeout 600

Or disable this functionality like so:

set inactivity-lock-timeout 0
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  • Maybe in combination with set ask-password never not sure if that one is necessary thou :) I had some problems with this, while running in screen. – Mogens TrasherDK Nov 12 '19 at 18:03
  • @MogensTrasherDK Depends on your desired result. I want to be prompted when spending, but not for idle timeouts. – Jonathan Cross Nov 13 '19 at 21:20

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