Magento 2 admin sesssion timeout settings

The backend session in Magento is with short lifetime only 900 seconds which is 15 minutes. To extended it, login to admin panel and navigate to:
Stores->Settings->Configuration->Advanced->Admin->Security->Admin Session Lifetime (seconds)
change it from 900 to 3600 which is 1 hour.
admin session lifetime

Posted in Magento 2 at June 22nd, 2016. No Comments.