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ConnectWindow

ConnectWindow is a position-independent directive that interacts with the /connect endpoint that links a remote user to their session after authentication. By default, the /connect window is open for 60 seconds after a user authenticates. Entering the ConnectWindow directive with a smaller numeric value in config.txt will cause EZproxy to close the /connect window more quickly and make it more difficult for an unauthorized user to access the session.

This directive is compatible with EZproxy 6.1 and later.

Syntax
The complete syntax is:
ConnectWindow seconds
Qualifiers
Qualifier Description
seconds Specifies the number of seconds that the /connect window should remain open
Example
The following example would specify that the /connect window remain open for 5 seconds:
ConnectWindow 5
This window should never be made smaller than the amount of time it might take a user to get from the redirect that occurs upon submitting valid credentials to the time the /connect request is sent by the browser and received by EZproxy. If you wish to reduce the time the connect window remains open, begin by entering a value smaller than 60, but larger than the time you think it will take to connect.

After entering this directive, you can enter:

Audit Most
in config.txt and monitor your /audit page for Session.ReconnectBlocked events. These may signal that an unauthorized user is attempting to connect to an authenticated user's session using the /connect request, and you may want to investigate the IP address from which that user is attempting to authenticate.
Related Directives
Audit
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