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Is there a way to find out how long does a website timeout user's session? By looking into cookie? Or is it server side controlled?

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closed as off topic by Nifle, random Feb 25 '12 at 20:18

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the cookie contains a Expires field, read more about it here. a website could use either that .. or track the user with a persistent cookie and then decide itself what to do.

so, the answer to your question is: it depends on how the website's session management is implemented.

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