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Can Sitefinity run with enableSessionState set to true?

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  1. Dan Sorensen
    Dan Sorensen avatar
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    13 Aug 2010
    16 Feb 2011
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    I have a custom user control that utilizes the Session scope variables. When I included the user control into a page, it threw that familiar exception:

    "Session state can only be used when enableSessionState is set to true, either in a configuration file or in the Page directive. Please also make sure that System.Web.SessionStateModule or a custom session state module is included in the <configuration>\<system.web>\<httpModules> section in the application configuration."

    Is it ok for me to enable session state? Will it affect Sitefinity in any way? Is there a more preferred way for me to persist user control variables through a page refresh?

    Thank you,
    Dan Sorensen
    Web Developer
    ESD 112
  2. Ivan Dimitrov
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    12 Sep 2017
    16 Feb 2011
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    Hello Dan,

    There are properties for each page that allows you to enable the session. You can also use cookies or query string to pass the data when you make a refresh or you want to communicate with anther control.

    Best wishes,
    Ivan Dimitrov
    the Telerik team
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