There's session timeout and thread timeout on an individual request.

I'm guessing your scenario solves the web session timeout, but not an individual thread timeout or does it ? :-)

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date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 16:39:05 +0000
from: Jorge Merino <jorge@xxxxxxxxx>
subject: Re: [WEB400] Http Session timeout clock

The solution that worked for me on a web page like the one that you mention, rather to mess up with the server, I included a 'keepalive' javascript call to the server during the web session.

Every 100 seconds for instance, your web page should connect to the URL to get a 1x1 pixel size image but changing the URL with the timestamp to avoid the browser to grab it from the cache:

Look into this example for more details:

Another example using Ajax:


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