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with multiple load balanced servers, document viewer control throws "Session has expired" error
Problem reported by Vinay B R - May 20 at 1:02 AM
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Hi,
 
I am trying to use the document viewer control in my website. The control works fine on a single server but fails when i tried with 2 load balanced webservers "session has expired, the page will be refreshed in 10 seconds" message and keeps refreshing a few times till it eventually fails with "Invalid XPZ file: Zip end header data is wrong size!" error message. 
 
Server details -
Windows Server 2012 with iis8.1
Asp.Net 4.6.2 in SessionStateMode SQLServer
 
Can you please let me know what needs to be done to get the control working. 

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Cem Alacayir Replied
June 3 at 11:00 AM
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FYI this is fixed in v3.1.0:
 
Added: Load balancer support. DocumentViewer can now work properly in multi-server environments or cloud (e.g. Azure) where in-memory session is not available. Session serialization is fixed to support all session modules. You still need to have a shared cache folder between multiple instances/servers.

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