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Losing Session Data with Response.Redirect

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 25, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

This is weird. In my newly developed chat application, when I invoke Response.Redirect, I am losing my session data. What is particualrly odd is that this sometimes seems to occur after a slight delay, so I reach the page, and then the session info gets lost momentarily thereafter. Mostly though it seems to get lost immediately. I have of course googled this issue, but yet to find anything that speaks to my problem. SessionState is in InProc mode. Session state has been working fine for me until this unexpected problem, so everything is configured right. So far the only workaround I can think of is to use a link instead of a button, and use javascript to call a server-side function on onclick to do the work I need to do before the link gets invoked. Messy, and I'd rather not go that way unless there's no alternative.

Just to preempt one red herring, I do use Response.Redirect(<address>, false).

The problem occurs both on the testing and production servers. I'm running ASP.NET 3.5 on IIS7.

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