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AnonymousIdentificationSection.CookieTimeout Property

Gets or sets the amount of time, in minutes, after which the authentication expires.

Namespace:  System.Web.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("cookieTimeout", DefaultValue = "69.10:40:00")]
[TimeSpanValidatorAttribute(MinValueString = "00:00:00", MaxValueString = "10675199.02:48:05.4775807")]
[TypeConverterAttribute(typeof(TimeSpanMinutesOrInfiniteConverter))]
public TimeSpan CookieTimeout { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.TimeSpan
The amount of time, in minutes, after which the authentication expires. The default value is 100000.

This property can be set to an arbitrarily large value, but internally the CookieTimeout value is limited to a maximum value of two years.

The following code example shows how to access the CookieTimeout property.

// Get CookieTimeout.
TimeSpan cookieTimeout =
    anonymousIdentificationSection.CookieTimeout;
Console.WriteLine("Cookie timeout: {0}",
    cookieTimeout.ToString());

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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