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From Lee Fellows <lfell...@4lane.com>
Subject Re: How to redirect users to Login Page
Date Wed, 01 May 2002 18:50:08 GMT
Subu,

  Joshua is correct.  In this case your developers want to check for a
valid session and redirect to the login page if the session is invalid.


On Wed, 2002-05-01 at 14:16, Subu Korisapati wrote:
> I am not the programmer, and am a newbie to oracle apps server administration 
> which is based on Apache.
> 
> If a user is not coming thru login page , they wanted the web server to 
> redirect the user to login page.
> 
> example :  They have two pages MainPage.jsp, Login.jsp
> If a user directly accesses MainPage.jsp without coming thru Login.jsp, they 
> want the web server to redirect them to Login.jsp page.  Once user info is 
> validated, user will be directed to MainPage.jsp
> 
> I dont know much about apache, jsp to suggest them the best way.  Is this a 
> bad approach ?
> 
> appreciate your insight.
> 
> thanks
> Subu 
> 
> 
> On wednesday 01 May 2002 13:22, Joshua Slive wrote:
> > On Wed, 1 May 2002, Subu Korisapati wrote:
> > > We have a jsp application running of apache web server.  How do we
> > > redirect the users to login.jsp page, if they try to access anyother page
> > > like Main.jsp.
> > >
> > > Can i use Rewriteengine option in apache httpd.conf file ?
> >
> > Well, how are you doing session management?  Unless you have a proper
> > technique for keeping track of sessions, any "redirect" will be easily
> > bypassed.  The common way to handle this is to have login.jsp set a
> > cookie, and then have your other pages (or mod_rewrite possibly) check
> > for that cookie.
> >
> > Joshua.
> >
> >
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