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SessionStateSection.Mode Property

Gets or sets a value specifying where to store the session state.

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

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("mode", DefaultValue = SessionStateMode.InProc)]
public SessionStateMode Mode { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Web.SessionState.SessionStateMode
One of the SessionStateMode values. The default value is InProc.

The SessionStateMode is not a required attribute and can be inherited from a higher level in the configuration hierarchy or from the default value. However, the configuration handler for this section will always write out the mode based on the current inherited value when writing this section.

The following code example demonstrates how to get the Mode property. Refer to the code example in the SessionStateSection class topic to learn how to access the SessionStateSection object.

// Display the current Mode property value.
Console.WriteLine("Mode: {0}",

.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.