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Session Timeout in iAS 6.0

Tony Moses

Joined: Aug 21, 2002
Posts: 22
I am getting erratically timed out of an applicaiton I developed on iAS 6.0. I have set the Session Timeout in the GUI Deployment Tool under both the General tab and the iAS tab of the Web App Descriptor. In addition, I have a controller servlet which executes session.setMaxInactiveInterval(int). My 2 part question is why am I getting timed out? and should I be setting the session timeout in the app server GUI and executing code to set the timeout, and if so which one takes precidence?
David Ogren
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Joined: Jul 19, 2002
Posts: 66
IIRC, session.setMaxInactiveInterval is not supported by iAS and calls to it will be ignored.
On the other hand, I can't tell you why you are getting timed out early. There are some issues (largely when the reaper thread is overloaded) where timeouts don't happen promptly, but I can't say I've heard of any issues where it is happening too soon.

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