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Session timeout

Ninety minutes is not the maximum limit you can set for session timeout.

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As you all know, we can set the session timeout for an application in our web.config itself. But if you were thinking that 90 minutes is the maximum limit we can set for it, then you are wrong. The maximum limit for session timeout is 525,600 minutes -- i.e., 365 days x 24 hours x 60 min.

Code:

<sessionState mode="InProc" stateConnectionString="tcpip=127.0.0.1:42424" sqlConnectionString="data source=127.0.0.1;user id=sa;password=" cookieless="false" timeout="525600"/>

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