HttpSessionState.Timeout Property


Gets or sets the amount of time, in minutes, allowed between requests before the session-state provider terminates the session.

 property int Timeout { int get(); void set(int value); };
public int Timeout { get; set; }
member this.Timeout : int with get, set
Public Property Timeout As Integer

Property Value

The time-out period, in minutes.


The following code example sets the timeout session attribute to 30 minutes in the Web.config file.

      timeout="30" />


The Timeout property can be set in the Web.config file for an application using the timeout attribute of the sessionState configuration element, or you can set the Timeout property value directly using application code.

The Timeout property cannot be set to a value greater than 525,600 minutes (1 year). The default value is 20 minutes.

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