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Session Timeout issue for Web application hosted on IIS

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Microsoft IIS Web Server.NET ProgrammingWeb Applications
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I am working on a Web application which has session Timeout set in the file Global.asax as below:

Private Sub Session_Start(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
    Session.Timeout = 30
End Sub

When I change the timeout and test on my local machine, it works perfectly to the minute (Lower or higher value).

Now we deploy on server (IIS / Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard) and the timeout does not work. It gets capped at 20 min. I can reduce the timeout, but cannot increase it more than 20 min. Something else is interfering with the timeout. I am not sure what it might be on the server.

Any ideas what can be causing that?

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