4 Replies Latest reply: Jul 9, 2013 4:43 PM by nbar
Samuel79 Level 1 (0 points)

Hi there. I hope you can help my with this "little" problem.


I use OS X 10.8 on my Mac Mini. As you possibly know OS X has this  "automatically logout users after a special time" feature.

Although I´ve never used this feature (checkbox is not active and timelimit is set to 60 minutes) my Mac does automatically log me out when it goes to sleep or when the screen saver gets activated (screen saver after 10 minutes of inactivity, sleep after 15 minutes).


I wouldn´t really care because of 10.8´s autosave feature, but I work with VirtualMachines and after this "auto logout problem" happens, I have to restart my Mac to startup the VMs again.


If you have any ideas how to stop my Mac doing this autologout thing, please tell me.

(And please nothing like: "Open System preferences and disable automatic logout" I´ve already tried that and it didn´t change anything).




Mac mini (Mid 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.3), i5, 8GB Ram, 500GB HD, Server