The ‘Session timeout’ in an application refers to the event occurring when a user stays idle on a web site during an interval. This time out value is set by the web server and can affect running applications.
When the session times out, the user’s session becomes ‘invalid’ (ie. “not used anymore”) and the web server will destroy it and deletes all the data involved in it. (more…)
In our role as Outsourced Tech Support for web hosts, we manage both Windows and Linux servers of our customers. In Windows Virtuozzo servers, one of the common errors reported by Odin Plesk web owners is “HTTP/1.1 New Session Failed“.
All sites in the server would suddenly start showing this error, and refuse to load. Sometimes the error goes off all by itself, but often times it’ll lead to a VPS restart. (more…)