How is the viewstate of AN ASP.NETpage maintained across multiple servers?

How is the viewstate of an ASP.NET page maintained across multiple servers?
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Steve BinkCommented:
You would need to establish your state service on a third server and point both sites to use it in their respective web.config files.
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Ted BouskillSenior Software DeveloperCommented:
@routinet: View state is NOT stored in memory or sessions.  It's dynamically added to each page as a Base64 string in the __VIEWSTATE hidden form field.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms972976.aspx#viewstate_topic8

Viewstate is a HUGE performance killer when people don't understand it and allow it to propagate through the page when it's not required.  It should be used sparingly to keep the page lightweight.

Because it isn't store in the session it can follow the user to any web server on a farm.
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Steve BinkCommented:
>>> @routinet: View state is NOT stored in memory or sessions.

My bad, I was thinking of the session state.  I'm still a little new.  :)
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amuktaAuthor Commented:
Thanks a lot!
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