activemq-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "James Strachan" <james.strac...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Passing in Session ID from client for REST based Messaging
Date Thu, 02 Oct 2008 09:56:58 GMT
2008/10/2 Dejan Bosanac <dejan.bosanac@ttmsolutions.com>:
> The first time you access some web app (REST servlet in this case), the
> session will be created by the server and a unique id will be associated
> to it. You'll get that info as a jsessionid (usually in a cookie) in a
> response to your request. For subsequent calls you have an option to
> pass that session id either in a cookie or as a URL parameter, but first
> you have to extract it.
>
> That's how session works and there is nothing we can do about it. So I
> think it would be easier for clients not supporting cookies to
> specifically define a consumer id and avoid using sessions at all.

Agreed. One day it'd be great to support a true hi-REST API for
ActiveMQ along these lines...

http://activemq.apache.org/restful-queue.html

then folks could RESTfully interact in a reliable manner with ActiveMQ
in a clean hi-rest way without requiring cookies etc.

If anyone fancies taking a stab at this; please use JAX-RS which rocks
(and Jersey seems the best implementation around).

-- 
James
-------
http://macstrac.blogspot.com/

Open Source Integration
http://open.iona.com

Mime
View raw message