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This article applies to: ML v7, ML8, MultiStore

Customer Sessions

Customer sessions are stored in a browser cookie, which by default will expire after one year or when the browser is closed.  This timeout period can be altered by editing the web.config file.

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     <authentication mode=”Forms”>
     <forms name=”ASPDNSFGUID” loginUrl=”SignIn.aspx” timeout=”525600”/>

The “526500” value represents minutes, and can be changed to meet your site’s needs.  Be sure not to set this value too low, or customers will be forced to log in repeatedly, which can drive away sales.

Note:  If the customer checks the “Remember password” box when they sign in, the timeout value set in the web.config file will be ignored.