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Asp.Net: how-to modify timeout for users

Posted on 2004-08-13
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Hello experts,
the timeout value in my Asp.Net (VB.Net) application is generally set in web.config to 10 minutes.
Now I want to modify this value for several users to 30 minutes.
How can I ensure that a new set value is used in all web pages for these users only.

If anyone knows a solution please supply appropriate [snippet] information.

   Thank you very much!

     HStrix
 
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by:AerosSaga
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Sub Application_Start(Sender As Object, E As EventArgs)
  ' Application startup code goes here
End Sub

Sub Session_Start(Sender As Object, E As EventArgs)
  Response.Write("Session is Starting...<br>")
  Session.Timeout = 1
End Sub
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by:daffodils
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AerosSaga is right..

You can use "Session_Start" in Global.asax to set the Session Timeout.
The Context.User.Identity.Name or Context.User.IsInRole properties can be used to conditionaly set the Session.Timeout property.

protected void Session_Start(Object sender, EventArgs e)
{
       if(Context.User.Identity.Name = "HStrix")
       {
      Session.Timeout = 30;
       }

       if(this.Context.User.IsInRole = "Admin")
       {
      Session.Timeout = 30;
       }
}
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by:daffodils
ID: 11795153
Wait.. those functions have syntax errors. I am sorry... I can't believe I missed that !!!!!

if(Context.User.Identity.Name == "HStrix")
{
   Session.Timeout = 30;
}
if(this.Context.User.IsInRole("Admin"))
{
   Session.Timeout = 30;
}
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by:HStrix
ID: 11798969
Thank you for your comments.

Because ,
   I'm using InProc session management.
   I don't use Windows authentication.
and
   My application has its own user management.
   I'm using a session variable Session("UserID") to identify a user.

Can I use  Session("UserID") in Session_Start too?

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by:HStrix
ID: 11799107
I forgot to mention that I also don't use cookies.
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by:AerosSaga
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when does userID get assigned?
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by:HStrix
ID: 11799828
When the application starts,
a login screen appears asking for an id with a password.
This will be compared with an information read from a  database.
If it was successful, the accepted userid is moved into the session variable.
This session variable is used through the entire life of the session,
i.e. until a logoff or a timeout.
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AerosSaga earned 2000 total points
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yes that will be fine, just wanted to make sures you let session start first.  I would use the page load event.

Regards,

Aeros
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by:HStrix
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Thank you very much.
Ii is working now.
   
   HStrix
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