[thelist] In ASP, getting remaining time left in session.timeout

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Tue Jul 2 08:54:00 CDT 2002

On Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at 02:43  pm, Craig wrote:

> Hi.  I've had a bit of a look around for a way with ASP to get the
> remaining
> time left in session.timeout and haven't found much.  For example if I
> set
> session.timeout=10 (for 10 minutes), 5 minutes later I would like to
> see on
> my page that only 5 minutes are left.
> I would prefer not to use JavaScript to count it down, because the user
> might be going to different pages on the site in the same session.
> I can write the time to a session cookie and then with every page
> refresh
> try to compare the time in the session cookie to now(), but I'm not
> sure how
> to write that (the comparing the time part).

Hi Craig

IIRC you can use Javascript as well as VBScript to write server-side ASP.

If that's true, and you can write the JS, then it sounds like you're

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