Solved

Disconnect a client with ASP?

Posted on 2002-03-28
6
235 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hi,

Is it possible to disconnect a client from the server-side, using ASP? I want to write the response, flush it, then disconnect the client without waiting for the IIS connection time-out to take effect. I don't think there is a way to do this but I'd be very happy to be proved wrong.

Pete
0
Comment
Question by:pete_c
6 Comments
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Technodweeb
ID: 6902200
You can not physically disconnect the client but you can end their session by using the Session.Abandon method. If you want to clear the screen of current content you could also redirect to another page immediately after and this should solve.

Good Luck,
-greg
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:manihopever
ID: 6902295
just do a response.end in where you want to disconnect them.

mani.v
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:makerp
ID: 6902300
session.abandon
response.end

also switch connection keep-alives off in IIS admin
0
Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

 

Author Comment

by:pete_c
ID: 6902389
Thanks everyone.

Session.Abandon just wipes out any session variables. Likewise, Response.End will just stop processing of the current script. Switching off http keep-alives will result in the IIS-determined connection time-out being honoured but I need to programmatically disconnect the client from the server when I choose, in a way equivalent to being able to set Response.isClientConnected to False. None of the above really does that.
0
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
makerp earned 20 total points
ID: 6902400

but switching off keep-alives and calling response.end will terminate any connection as when you call response.end the server will finish with the script and close the underlying socket with the client
0
 

Author Comment

by:pete_c
ID: 6902659
I'm sure that's right - it's just not working as I would expect in the web app we're developing. I guess we'll have to look elsewhere for the answer to our particular problem. The points are yours.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I have helped a lot of people on EE with their coding sources and have enjoyed near about every minute of it. Sometimes it can get a little tedious but it is always a challenge and the one thing that I always say is:  The Exchange of information …
Hello, all! I just recently started using Microsoft's IIS 7.5 within Windows 7, as I just downloaded and installed the 90 day trial of Windows 7. (Got to love Microsoft for allowing 90 days) The main reason for downloading and testing Windows 7 is t…
Delivering innovative fully-managed cloud services for mission-critical applications requires expertise in multiple areas plus vision and commitment. Meet a few of the people behind the quality services of Concerto.
A company’s greatest vulnerability is their email. CEO fraud, ransomware and spear phishing attacks are the no1 threat to a company’s security. Cybercrime is responsible for the largest loss of money to companies today with losses projected to r…

919 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now