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IHttpSessionState.Timeout Property

Gets and sets the time-out period (in minutes) allowed between requests before the session-state provider terminates the session.

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

int Timeout { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The time-out period, in minutes.

The following code example implements the Timeout property of the IHttpSessionState interface to get and set the session timeout value that is stored in an internal variable created in the class constructor.


public int Timeout
{
  get { return pTimeout; }
  set
  {
    if (value <= 0)
      throw new ArgumentException("Timeout value must be greater than zero.");

    if (value > MAX_TIMEOUT)
      throw new ArgumentException("Timout cannot be greater than " + MAX_TIMEOUT.ToString());

    pTimeout = value;
  }
}


.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.
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