[Twisted] Sessions validity

Jp Calderone exarkun at intarweb.us
Sat Feb 7 18:36:21 CET 2004


On Sat, Feb 07, 2004 at 06:10:49PM +0100, Frantisek Fuka wrote:
> Sorry for posting this here but I got no reaction when asking in 
> twisted-web mailing list:
> 
> Twisted stores the Session objects using cookies. I'd like to know how 
> long these Sessions last (it seems to be 30 minutes?) and - more 
> importantly - I'd like my application to be able to set different 
> Session timeouts for different users. I need some of the users (just 
> some!) to be able not to click on anything on the site for several hours 
> and still be logged in afterwards, when they click.
> 
> Is there a way to do this cleanly or do I have to change the Twisted 
> sources? (I admit I am not very proficient with the cookies)
> 

  The default is 60 seconds before login occurs, 30 minutes afterwards.  It
is changed by calling "setLifetime" on the GuardSession.

  Jp





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