Custom sticky session length

The proxy duration can be specified using parameters or a predefined session type.

Sticky proxies

Smartproxy sticky sessions allow a proxy IP address to persist for up to 30 minutes before it's rotated to a different IP address. To generate a list, navigate to the Dashboard → Proxy setup section or check out the backconnect guide for a more in-depth review of how to use the sticky session parameter.

  • The default sticky session time is 10 minutes.
  • You can select between 1, 10, or 30-minute sessions on the Proxy setup page from a drop down menu:
Sticky session type selection.

Sticky session type selection.

Custom session duration

You can use the sessionduration parameter together with the proxy username to specify a sticky session anywhere between 1 and 30.

  • The sessionduration parameter accepts any integer value between 1 and 30.
  • A 30-minute duration is the longest possible proxy session.

Here's an example of a proxy using a 3-minute sticky session parameter next to the proxy username:


SPusername – the username used for proxy authentication.