Session variable is reset in classic ASP

Hello,
Session.Timeout is set to 240. Script.Timeout is also set to very high. Both values are maintained (confirmed using response.write). However, one of the Session variables is set to blank after about 15 minutes or so. Are there any other configuration settings or variables that need to be looked at?
Thanks!
perlwhiteAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Big MontySenior Web Developer / CEO of ExchangeTree.org Commented:
0
perlwhiteAuthor Commented:
It is in a shared hosting environment. I don't have control over the IIS server.
0
Big MontySenior Web Developer / CEO of ExchangeTree.org Commented:
Hmmm, do you have access to the application pool settings?

http://asp-net.vexedlogic.com/2012/05/23/aspasp-net-session-timeout-how-do-i-change-it/

You mentioned seeing the timeout property in the code, are you seeing it in the global.asa file as shown at the bottom of the page in the link above?
0
Cloud Class® Course: MCSA MCSE Windows Server 2012

This course teaches how to install and configure Windows Server 2012 R2.  It is the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

perlwhiteAuthor Commented:
I don't have access to Application Pool Settings. The site is on GoDaddy. The value is being set in the global.asa file.
0
Big MontySenior Web Developer / CEO of ExchangeTree.org Commented:
I don't think you'll be able to change it with GDs shared hosting option then. I remember seeing related  issues in the past on this.

Last thing you can try is adding the following to your Web.config file,if you have one:

<sessionState timeout ="120" mode="InProc" cookieless="true" />

Otherwise you're not going to be able to override their settings. One way around it would be to make an Ajax call on each page you want to extend the session  to the server every ten minutes or so, this will keep your session alive
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
perlwhiteAuthor Commented:
I will try the AJAX solution. Thanks.
0
Big MontySenior Web Developer / CEO of ExchangeTree.org Commented:
The Ajax solution is indeed a valid suggestion as I have used it before in my own apps. As for GD bit supporting it in a shared environment, there  were multiple questions on stackoverflow stating  this, but I didn't want break EE guide lines by posting a link to it.
0
perlwhiteAuthor Commented:
The solution worked
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
VB Script

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.