Private Session State Store

Abstract

Overview of Sitecore Private Session State Store supported infrastructure, references, and privacy and security.

The Private Session State Store role is temporary storage for session data for active visitors, including metadata for active visitors and active visits for personalization.

Supported infrastructure

You can host the Private Session State Store role on:

  • SQL Server

  • Redis

  • Azure SQL

  • Azure Redis

Refer to the Sitecore compatibility table for compatible versions.

Reference structure

The Private Session State Store role has its place in the Sitecore reference structure. It can be referenced by other roles, and it can also reference other roles.

Illustration showing the Private Session State Store role's place in the Sitecore reference structure.

Referenced by

The Private Session State Store role is referenced by the following roles:

References

The Private Session State Store role does not reference other roles.

Privacy and security

The Private Session State Store role handles personal data in the following ways:

  • The private session data collected during a session includes interaction data and the devices used by the contact.

  • In Sitecore 9.2 and later, the contact ID is loaded into session state for performance reasons.