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From Paul Querna <>
Subject Re: load balancer and http(s) sticky sessions
Date Thu, 14 Sep 2006 16:26:10 GMT
Jim Jagielski wrote:
> 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)....

I don't care about sites that don't like cookies, how about that :)


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