When session expires redirect the page to login screen

Hi Experts,

I want to redirect the page to the login screen if the application is open and not used for certain amount of time. I am using
<sessionState timeout="60" cookieless="UseCookies" mode="InProc"/> to set the session time out. I am using ASP.Net and VB.Net. Please help.

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Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information SystemsCommented:
I presume you already have code behind to see if there is a session at all, and if not, redirect the user to the login screen.  If that's the case, the easiest thing to do would be to put a meta tag in the header of your that causes the page to refresh:

<META HTTP-EQUIV="refresh" CONTENT="Amount_Of_Time_In_Seconds_Before_Refresh">

When the page refreshes, you'll catch the expired session and redirect to the login page.  A value of 3660 would give you 61 minutes.
Prakash SamariyaIT ProfessionalCommented:
From code behind, add redirect to login page after expires
Add below line in Page_Init event
Response.AppendHeader("Refresh", "60; URL=login.htm")

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RadhaKrishnaKiJayaAuthor Commented:
Do I have to add it to each and every page?
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Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information SystemsCommented:
Yes, but you should be doing something like this anyway.  Do you not check for a logged-in session on every page that requires it?  Do you not use a Master Page or include file store items common to all your pages?
RadhaKrishnaKiJayaAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much for ur reply.
I am doing this on every page. But I am not sure if this is the right way to do this.

 If Session("Role") Is Nothing Then
  End If
Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information SystemsCommented:
That looks good to me.  Combine that with the META REFRESH and I think you'll be all set.

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RadhaKrishnaKiJayaAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much.
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