FormsAuthenticationConfiguration.Timeout Property


Gets or sets the authentication time-out.

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

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("timeout", DefaultValue = "00:30:00")]
[TimeSpanValidatorAttribute(MinValueString = "00:01:00", MaxValueString = "10675199.02:48:05.4775807")]
public TimeSpan Timeout { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.TimeSpan

The amount of time in minutes after which the authentication expires. The default value is 30 minutes.

The following code example shows how to access the Timeout property. Refer to the code example in the FormsAuthenticationConfiguration class topic to learn how to get the section.

// Get the current Timeout.
System.TimeSpan currentTimeout = 

// Set the Timeout.
formsAuthentication.Timeout = 

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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