Sharepoint authentication timeout

Alex West 20 Reputation points

Hi! I use a Sharepoint site that is mapped to a drive so it can be accessed using file explorer.

Every ~week or so an error occurs to do with authentication, this is resolved by going into the sharepoint site, and clicking "view in file explorer" This is caused by (I believe) The default authentication token for Sharepoint being 7 days

is there any way to change this to 30 days?

As im hoping to roll this methodology out to end users and it just wont take off if they have an error pop up every few days when they try and use it.


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  1. Emily Du-MSFT 42,346 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Per my knowledge, 5 days of inactivity as long as the users chooses Keep me signed in. If the user accesses SharePoint again after 24 or more hours have passed from the previous sign-in, the timeout value is reset to 5 days.

    Currently, you can't change the default timeout of session.

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