The function does not work with the Web service


This snippet is in my Business Logic Layer Class File:

Public Shared Function getAccIDFromSocialAuthSession() As Object
        Dim db As SqlDatabase = Connection.connection
        Dim accID As Integer
        If SocialAuthUser.IsLoggedIn Then
            Using cmd As SqlCommand = db.GetSqlStringCommand("SELECT AccountID FROM UserAccounts WHERE [email protected]")
                db.AddInParameter(cmd, "fbID", SqlDbType.VarChar, SocialAuthUser.GetCurrentUser.GetProfile.ID)
                accID = db.ExecuteScalar(cmd)
            End Using
        End If

        Return accID
    End Function

I am using SocialAuth.Net. SocialAuth.NET stores everything in session. For e.g to get the Facebook User ID we call SocialAuthUser.GetCurrentUser.GetProfile.ID , since it is session based i get this error message "Object Reference Not Set to an instance of an object" when i try to call SocialAuthUser.GetCurrentUser.GetProfile.ID from a webservice (asmx.vb) file. I am calling it like this (ClassName.FunctionName-->BLL.getAccIDFromSocialAuthSession)

Whaen i call the same function from a aspx.vb page it works fine but not when i call it from an asmx.vb page.

Since i do not know the session variable name , i cannot use System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Session("NameHere")

Any solution??

Here's the start of some working code:

Imports System.Web.Services
Imports System.ComponentModel

<System.Web.Script.Services.ScriptService()> _
<System.Web.Services.WebService(Namespace:="")> _
<System.Web.Services.WebServiceBinding(ConformsTo:=WsiProfiles.BasicProfile1_1)> _
<ToolboxItem(False)> _
Public Class LightboxService
    Inherits WebService

    <WebMethod(EnableSession:=True)> _
    Public Function AddToLightbox(ByVal filename As String) As String
        Dim user As String = CStr(Session("username"))