"Ng Hwee Hwee" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message news:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > i do not really experience this problem.. i can click through the links > easily.. hmm.. your question sets me thinking.. do you think it has to do > with some VPN thing? my system is an intranet system and the users log on to > it through a VPN.. do you think it will cut my sessions?!
I don't have any experience with VPNs. Does it work for you if you are logging in via VPN? > > by the way, I saw this note on php.net under the gc_maxlifetime section: > > Note: If you are using the default file-based session handler, your > filesystem must keep track of access times (atime). Windows FAT does not so > you will have to come up with another way to handle garbage collecting your > session if you are stuck with a FAT filesystem or any other fs where atime > tracking is not available. Since PHP 4.2.3 it has used mtime (modified date) > instead of atime. So, you won't have problems with filesystems where atime > tracking is not available. Is your server running on Windows? Have you tried using a database as your session container? > do you think by upgrading it will solve all my problems?! > > thanx a million!! > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Torsten Roehr" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Sent: Monday, May 31, 2004 6:19 PM > Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] Re: $_Session vs $_Cookie > > > > "Ng Hwee Hwee" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message > > news:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > hi.. > > > > > > the situation is like this: my clients' $_SESSION gets destroyed even > > after > > > only a few seconds of inactivity! so, with my current setting for > > > gc_maxlifetime (1440), it should be more than enough to have their > > sessions > > > registered for the few minutes, right? thus, i deduce that the solution > > may > > > not lie in my gc_maxlifetime value?? please correct me if I'm wrong! > > > > You're right, the session should at least be active for the specified > > gc_maxlifetime - no matter if the users click a link or not. So even if > the > > user clicks only once to start the session and then clicks again after 20 > > minutes the session should still be valid. If it's not I guess there is > > something wrong on your server because the session should be alive even if > > the user is not requesting any pages. Do all users have this problem and > do > > you have it yourself? > > > > Torsten -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php