HTTP Session settings

Overview

The HTTP Session settings enable you to configure session management settings for the selected cache. For example, you can configure the period of timebefore expired sessions are cleared from the HTTP Sessions cache, which is selected by default.

To configure HTTP session settings, select the Environment Configuration > Server Settings node in the Policy Studio tree, and click General > HTTP Session .Alternatively, in the Policy Studio main menu, select Tasks > ManageGateway Settings > General > HTTP Session. To confirm updates to these settings, click Apply changes at the bottom right of the screen.

Configuration

Configure the following session settings:

Cache:
Specifies the cache that you wish to configure. Defaults to HTTP Sessions.To configure a different cache, click the button on the right, and select the cache touse. The list of currently configured caches is displayed in the tree.

To add a cache, right-click the Caches tree node, and select Add Local Cache or Add Distributed Cache. Alternatively, you can configure caches under the Environment Configuration > Libraries node in the Policy Studio tree. For more details, see the API Gateway Policy Developer Guide.

Clear Expired Sessions Period:
Enter the number of seconds before expired sessions are cleared from the selected cache. Defaults to 60.

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