This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

HostingEnvironmentSection.IdleTimeout Property

Gets or sets the amount of time, in minutes, before unloading an inactive application.

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

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

Property Value

Type: System.TimeSpan
A TimeSpan that is the specified number of minutes before unloading an inactive application.

The default value for the IdleTimeout property is "Infinite". This setting can be set at the machine or application level. If this setting is defined at any other level, it is ignored.

The following code example shows how to use the IdleTimeout property. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the HostingEnvironmentSection class.

// Display IdleTimout property
Console.WriteLine("Idle Timeout: {0}", configSection.IdleTimeout);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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