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[webtier] Re: Webcontainer Session Timeout - Default Value?

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Jan Luehe

Kedar,

On 01/27/09 10:47, Kedar Mhaswade wrote:
> Jan,
>
> Is the default session-timeout set in GlassFish source code in our case?

Yes, in com.sun.enterprise.web.BasePersistenceStrategyBuilder:

protected final int DEFAULT_SESSION_TIMEOUT = 1800; // 30 minute

Thanks,

Jan

>
> Regards,
> Kedar
>
> Jan Luehe wrote:
>> Hi June,
>>
>> On 01/27/09 10:10, June.Parks@Sun.COM wrote:
>>> We don't document web.xml in the app server docs because it's
>>> Java-EE-generic and not app-server-specific. I mention the web.xml
>>> default only because the sun-web.xml default overrides it.
>> I agree that we normally do not have to document web.xml defaults,
>> since they are Java-EE-generic in most cases.
>>
>> However, session-timeout is an exception. The web.xml schema describes
>> it as follows:
>>
>> If the timeout is 0 or less, the container ensures
>> the default behaviour of sessions is never to time
>> out. If this element is not specified, the container
>> must set its default timeout period.
>>
>> So in the case of session-timeout, the default is app-server specific,
>> which is why I think we should document it.
>>
>>
>> Jan
>>
>>>
>>> June
>>>
>>> On 01/27/09 10:04, Jan Luehe wrote:
>>>> On 01/26/09 06:24, glassfish@javadesktop.org wrote:
>>>>> Thank you, Jan;
>>>>>
>>>>> But how/where is this configured/described? Say if i want to set
>>>>> it to 60 minutes to all webappliations deployed, how to do that?
>>>>
>>>> The default session timeout (30 minutes) is documented in the
>>>> GlassFish
>>>> Developer Guide, see
>>>> http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/820-4502/beaxr?l=en&a=view
>>>>
>>>> Currently, it is documented "indirectly", via the "timeoutSeconds"
>>>> session property in sun-web.xml. I could not find any documentation of
>>>> the default in web.xml, but I may not have looked in
>>>> all places. Cc'ing June.
>>>>
>>>> If you wanted to change the default session timeout to 60 minutes
>>>> and have
>>>> it take effect for all webapps, I suggest you add a session-config
>>>> element to
>>>> the domain's default-web.xml, as follows:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 60
>>>>

>>>>
>>>> Let me know if you have any questions about this approach.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Jan
>>>>
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