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max value for sessionState mode="InProc" timeout?

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Is there a maximum recommended value for setting the timeout value in
web.config section <sessionState

What are the possible repercussions of setting this value to high?

I have a user base whose job tasks require them at times to open a
page and ignore it for extended periods of time. The default value of 20 is
causing problems so I need to increase it but have no known max value so I
would like to set it so that timing out becomes a very remote possibility.
One post here has suggested 24 hours (timeout="1440"). But I do not wish to
create further issues with too high a value.

Pluralitas non est ponenda sine neccesitate - William of Okham

Nov 18 '05 #1
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