Prashant Prashant - 5 months ago 47
PHP Question

session timeout in php code and in htaccess?

What we use to set the session time out in php. I found following:

ini_set(session.cookie_lifetime, 3600);
ini_set(session.gc_maxlifetime, 3600);


Is it right way to set timeout for session in php? Or is there any way we can set the time out in htaccess file?

Maybe its a simple question, but I am not really able to get the answer, even tried on SO, Google and php.net but no straight solutions or code for this.

Answer

I have resolved this issue by adding following code in my .htaccess file.

<IfModule mod_php5.c>
    #Session timeout
    php_value session.cookie_lifetime 1200
    php_value session.gc_maxlifetime 1200
</IfModule>

Thanks!

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