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Suppose a website is logging out the user after some time to re-create the session and start using the website. As the security tester, how will you handle this situation? Isn't it frustrating? Yes! looking from a security perspective this is a nice mechanism, but if you are a penetration tester, how will you handle this, will you just simply get login again and again, or you will do something else to get rid of it?

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Burp has session handling functionality that allows you to make a request to check if your session is valid, and if it has expired then it will login again. You can find it in the Project Options > Sessions tab.

Official documentation is here: https://portswigger.net/support/configuring-burp-suites-session-handling-rules

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  • Yeah, that helps. Thanks for answering :)) – AWS Learning Feb 15 at 10:14

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