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Session Timeout asp.net

Posted on 2011-03-04
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Hello everyone.

I don't get what i am missing, i have a asp.net website and i need a session to last at least 2 hours. So what i have done is,

In IIS, right clicked the website adn gone to proerties, Click Home Directory tab, Click configure. In configure i click the options tab adn chaged Enable Session State to 120 minutes.

Within my code i have written the following after the session

Session.Timeout = 120.

However, the session only last about 5 minutes.

Can anyone help me with this.
Thank you in advanced
Baker
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In webconfig file...


<system.web>

.......


<sessionState timeout="120"></sessionState>

</system.web>
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Thank you for this.

I have updated my webconfig file and will let you know how i get i.

Baker
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Thank you both.  Made all the changes and it seems to be working ok.

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