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Defining a Session varible in the globa.asa file (easy)

Posted on 1998-09-15
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I have the following code in my globa.asa file
<script LANGUAGE="VBScript" RUNAT="Server">
SUB Session_OnStart
      Session("Count") = 10
END SUB
</script>

then in a asp file I have the following code
<html>

<head>
<title>Ags Processor</title>
<meta name="GENERATOR" content="Microsoft FrontPage 3.0">
</head>
<%
      Count = Session("Count")
%>

<body>

<p>Processing Graph [ <%= Count %> ] </p>
</body>
</html>

I preview the asp file in a browser, and instead of count being 10, it "".  Help.

Keith
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Question by:kjsmith3
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by:MasseyM
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Rather than using <%= Count %> use <% =Session.Count %>

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by:kjsmith3
ID: 1855052
When trying that answer, get the following error.
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by:kjsmith3
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When trying that answer got following error.
Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a01b6'

Object doesn't support this property or method: 'Session.Count'

/cmnhome/AgsProcessor.asp, line 13
I believe you where suggesting this
<% Session("Count") %> which again return ""
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sybe earned 30 total points
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i think the problem might be that your global.asa is not valid. That can happen when it is not in the right location. The global.asa should be in the root of your application, which is in the root of the virtual directory you have created for your application.

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by:kjsmith3
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It was in the right place, I rebuilt the machine and it seem to work.

Keith
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