Solved

Seesion Expire

Posted on 2004-08-26
8
246 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-23
How do I set the session to expire in vb.net
thank you
0
Comment
Question by:yalamanchir
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • +1
8 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:ramesh12
ID: 11904130
session.abandon
0
 
LVL 37

Accepted Solution

by:
gregoryyoung earned 500 total points
ID: 11904155
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnaspnet/html/asp12282000.asp explains well (and is a good overall article) ... if you look in your web.config  there is a line that looks like ..

<sessionstate
      mode="inproc"
      cookieless="false"
      timeout="20"
      sqlconnectionstring="data source=127.0.0.1;user id=<user id>;password=<password>"
      server="127.0.0.1"
      port="42424"
  />


change the value of the timeout="" field.
0
 
LVL 37

Expert Comment

by:gregoryyoung
ID: 11904162
whoops I think I read the question wrong ... session.abandon is correct.
0
Master Your Team's Linux and Cloud Stack

Come see why top tech companies like Mailchimp and Media Temple use Linux Academy to build their employee training programs.

 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:ramesh12
ID: 11904174
0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:DotNetLover_Baan
ID: 11904530
If you want to set a time for the session to expire...
Session.TimeOut = 5 'Will expire in 5 mins
0
 
LVL 28

Expert Comment

by:iboutchkine
ID: 11904817
DotNet
I thought that 5 min will be 5*60*1000 = 300000
or am I wrong?
0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:DotNetLover_Baan
ID: 11905500
nope... TimeOut property takes integer and set it in minutes... (not it milli seconds, as we have in Timer object)
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/cpref/html/frlrfSystemWebSessionStateHttpSessionStateClassTimeoutTopic.asp

-Baan
0
 
LVL 28

Expert Comment

by:iboutchkine
ID: 11907178
I probably got confused because in JavaScript it is in milliseconds. I am using

window.setTimeout("alert('you will be logged off in 5sec');",5000);
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

A while ago, I was working on a Windows Forms application and I needed a special label control with reflection (glass) effect to show some titles in a stylish way. I've always enjoyed working with graphics, but it's never too clever to re-invent …
Microsoft Reports are based on a report definition, which is an XML file that describes data and layout for the report, with a different extension. You can create a client-side report definition language (*.rdlc) file with Visual Studio, and build g…

832 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