Configure Software Token Extension Parameters

You change the number of days before the expiration date during which a software token can be extended. The default value is 15 days.

Before you begin

  • You must be an Operations Console administrator.

  • You must know how to use the Linux operating system.

  • Obtain the information required to access the appliance operating system:

  • Obtain the rsaadmin operating system password.

  • Obtain the IP address or fully qualified hostname for the hardware appliance or the virtual machine.

  • Enable SSH on the appliance.

    For instructions, see Enable Secure Shell on the Appliance.


  1. On the primary instance, log on to the appliance with the user name rsaadmin and the operating system password.

  2. Change the directory to utils. Type:

    cd /opt/rsa/am/utils

    and press ENTER.

  3. Type the following command:

    ./rsautil store -a update_config auth_manager.extend_token_life.token_days_remaining_for_expiration number GLOBAL 503

    where number is the number of days before expiration. For example, 20.

  4. When prompted, type the Operations Console administrator password, and press ENTER.

  5. Restart all RSA Authentication Manager services. Change the directory. Type:

    cd /opt/rsa/am/server

  6. Type:

    ./rsaserv restart all

  7. Restart services on each replica instance. Log on to each replica instance, and repeat step 5 and step 6.