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Cookie Persistence

Dear Team,


This is general question regarding cookie persistence. Please help to clear.

If we keep persistence value to 2sec (persistence method is cookie insert) and connection timeout as 30 min(consider timeout on real server is same as well). So here when we open any connection and we keep it open for 2 min and again try accessing the page so it will be on the same server as its not timed out? 

Also in the same browser if we open new connection it will go to new page as persistence value is only 2 sec and we have opened new connection after that?


Here we want to achieve is that when user open any connection and if he feels it is slow, so if he open new connection in the same browser, it should go to new server. Now, in case of cookie http insert we need to clear cookie to go to new server if persistence timeout is more and user tries to open before that so, we will keep persistence timeout 2 sec and increase the connection timeout. This will work?


Thank You,


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Hi Abhisar,I am not sure i

Hi Abhisar,

I am not sure i follow your question here. You can override active connections when sticky timeout happens, which means that even if there are active connections mapped to a sticky whose timeout has reached the ACE will remove the cookie from it's database. 

Then there is sticky timeout which is basically how long ACE will keep the sticky entry after the session has ended. As long as client comes with same cookie whose entry is there in the table, ACE will keep sending the user to same server (existing or new).