CMS Synchronization Manager timeout (in seconds)

Defines the maximum time (in seconds) allocated to check with CMS if smart card updates are available.

If this setting is not configured, then the timeout is set to 5 seconds.

A value of zero (0) means there is no client timeout, in which case the client timeout is determined by the server settings.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista SP1

CMS Synchronization Manager timeout (in seconds)

Registry PathSOFTWARE\Policies\HID Global\ActivClient\CardAutoUpdate
Value NameCMSSyncManagerTimeout
Default Value5
Min Value
Max Value


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