A Session is created after :
- the authentication of a user
Each session is assigned a unique identifier. The Application Express engine uses this identifier (or session ID) to store and retrieve an application's working set of data (or session state) before and after each page view.
The session ID can be seen:
You can reference the session ID variable using the syntax:
- Short substitution string: &APP_SESSION.
- PL/SQL: V('APP_SESSION')
- Bind variable: :APP_SESSION
Example with the Apex url
Application Properties > Security > Session Timeout
See the APEX_UTIL package:
- GET_SESSION_LANG Function
- GET_SESSION_TERRITORY Function
- GET_SESSION_TIME_ZONE Function
You can use the APEX_CUSTOM_AUTH package to perform various operations related to session management.
The ORACLE_APEX_PURGE_SESSIONS job (DBMS_SCHEDULER) purges sessions older than 12 hours (the default). This job runs every hour.