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What is the best technique to add new users with asp.net?

Posted on 2007-11-21
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I have a webpage that needs to register new users. I need to collect a lot of information. Currently, I have 4 pages that the user needs to complete. The problem I have is that some users take a long time to complete a page thus their session gets dumped and the information they entered is lost. What is the best technique to do this? thanks
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by:Saqib Khan
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Just increase the Session Timeout Setting to some greater Value

I believe its

Session.Timeout = 9000

means 9 Seconds. You can slo change that setting within IIS. You might need to google Timeout property to confirm.
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by:Sammy Ageil
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you can use the web.config session state to increase the timeout
this will apply to all pages

<configuration>
   <system.web>
      <sessionState mode="InProc"
                    cookieless="true"
                    timeout="20"/> <!--20 Minutes Not seconds when set at the config level-->
      </sessionState>
   </system.web>
</configuration>

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by:mattphung
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Is there another way besides increasing the timeout value?
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Sammy Ageil earned 2000 total points
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Nope! you are using sessions and they expire, you can store the data in cookies and check their values when the user gets to the next page
another option is to use the Context object
Context.Items.Add("Context_Identifier","ContextValue");
the other limitation here is that you will have to use Server.Transfer("Otherpage.aspx",true); instead of Response.Redirect("Oherpage.aspx");
to read the Context values you can do like this
string s = Context.Items["Context_Identifier"].ToString();

Hope this helps

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by:mattphung
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Can I use Context to transfer datagrid to the next page?
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by:mattphung
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Sorry.... I forgot to say thank you thus far for all your help. I really appreciate it.
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