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ASP Sessions not working in Internet Explorer, but do work in Firefox

We have a bunch of websites running off of one of our servers, and all are functioning correctly except for one.  The problem with this one website seems to be that the session information does not save when going from one page to another (or even when you refresh the same page).  The site appears to be setup the same as the others, but for whatever reason this one just isn't working.  And to add to confusion, the site DOES work in Firefox, but not in Internet Explorer.

To see this in action I have created two pages:  SessionTest.asp and SessionEnabled.asp

Basically the SessionTest.asp page sets a session variable and then forwards you on to the SessionEnabled.asp page to check if it still exists on another page.

Try hitting the sessiontest.asp page with Internet Explorer and you can refresh the page and see a new session ID value every time the page reloads, but doing the same thing in FireFox keeps your original ID and sessions work as expected.

http://kegels_test.steton.com/SessionTest.asp

Please help... I have been banging my head on this for the past couple of days and I don't know what else to look at.
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8/22/2022 - Mon
ddelhez

your link doesn't work...
kevp75

he/she is right, neither does sessionEnabled.asp
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Ah crap, it is set to internal access only... without being able to see the test, which shows what I already described above, any clues as to what might cause this or how to fix it?
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Actually tried that a few time, but it didn't clear it up.
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Thanks for the tip netsmith.  I have verified the settings and am able to run the same application on a different site in IE, but for some reason it just doesn't work on this site... the sessions just refuse to save for IE.
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hey Scripter25, that's actually the same test I was mentioning in the first post... the session variables are not being carried over to the next page, and the sessionID is different from page to page (and even on the same page when it is refreshed).
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Okay, we got it figured out.  The URL was http://kegels_test.steton.com/ (as shown in the first comment)... URLs are not allowed to have underscores in their names!  Doh!  What a pain to figure that one out.  I have no idea why it worked in FireFox though.

Changing the URL to not have underscores cleared the problem right up.

Thanks for all of your suggestions everyone.