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How can HttpContext be used for Session Storage in .NET Core 6.0?

asked 2022-01-15 11:00:00 +0000

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answered 2022-10-16 01:00:00 +0000

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In .NET Core 6.0, HttpContext can be used for Session Storage by following these steps:

  1. Add the following packages to your project:
  1. In the ConfigureServices method of the Startup.cs file, add the following code to configure session storage:
services.AddSession(options =>
    options.IdleTimeout = TimeSpan.FromMinutes(30);
    options.Cookie.IsEssential = true;
  1. In the Configure method of the Startup.cs file, add the following code to use session middleware:
  1. To store data in session, you can use HttpContext.Session object. For example:
HttpContext.Session.SetString("UserName", "John");
  1. To retrieve data from session, use the following code:
var userName = HttpContext.Session.GetString("UserName");

Note: HttpContext.Session can be used only within the context of an HTTP request. If it is used outside a request, it will throw an exception.

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