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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: load balancer and http(s) sticky sessions
Date Thu, 14 Sep 2006 16:14:43 GMT
Paul Querna wrote:
> Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > There is a lot of confusion where the users think that
> > simply adding the stickysession param to the http worker
> > attribute *adds* the required sticky session info (cookie).
> > 
> > I'm looking into adding functionality that actually
> > does that and therefore avoiding this large and common
> > misconception.
> I think we should support both methods.
> Yeah, in many cases, it would be easier if the LB could figure out the 
> stickysession for me.

That's what I'm thinking, sort of like an 'autostickysession' attribute.
We could even have it default to cookies but add something like
'autostickysession=url' to force URL rewriting and adding a tag
to the end of the URL (for sites that don't like cookies)....
   Jim Jagielski   [|]   [|]
	    "If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball."

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