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Sharepoint session timeout issue(POST)

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Jul 24, 2012 at 3:02 AM
Edited Jul 24, 2012 at 4:47 AM

We have setup ADFS claims authentication with 60 minutes session time. the default logonTokenCacheExpirationWindow is 10 minutes. It means after 50 minutes, SharePoint has to re-authentication with ADFS trust.

I found that the learning kit calls hidden.aspx every 10 minutes by POST to try to make the connection live. However it is changed to GET after re-authentication. this causes the Learning kit crash. User is not aware, when they submit the result at the end of the session, the user gets "please wait ...." .

Does anyone know any workaround with it? or how to change the Hidden.aspx to GET.

Dec 3, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Hi jichangliu,


Do you know whereabouts in the code (javascript or c#) the 10 min post is? I haven't found any trace of it.



Dec 3, 2012 at 11:03 PM
Edited Dec 4, 2012 at 12:12 AM


Hi Richard,


If you use fiddler to trace the http activity, you will see the following line will occur every 10 minutes after you launch learning module.


POST /sites/Mysite/MyTraining/_layouts/SharePointLearningKit/Frameset/Hidden.aspx?SlkView=Execute&LearnerAssignmentId=847a6cc6-9fd3-466b-97e0-6213c31e18ee&I=1 HTTP/1.1