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Old December 11th, 2003, 02:08 PM
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Hi Everyone,

   I am new to using session variable in ASP. I would like to know how to define a session variable from a user login password, then pass that session variable to all protected pages and using the session variable to query the data in a table. Any suggestion is very appreciated.

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On the page that processes your login, you just need to set the session variable to the desired value. The format is Session("<key string>") = <value>

Session("sUserPassword") = sPassword

Then on the pages that need to use it, you just call it like this:

sPassword = Session("sUserPassword")

If the value doesnt exist (i.e., your user hasn't logged in) the value will be blank.

sPassword = Session("sUserPassword")
If sPassword <> "" Then
    'Do what you need for a logged in user
Else
    'Handle non logged in user.
End If

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