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From Weigen Liang <>
Subject Re: how to maintain session between HTTP and HTTPS?
Date Thu, 14 Dec 2000 15:25:40 GMT

--- Paul Frieden <> wrote:
> In a load balanced environment, this is tricky with
> people behind a IP
> randomizing proxy (like AOL).  If you use all SSL,
> the load balancer can
> track the SSL session ID across different IPs.  If
> you use all non-SSL,
> you can track with a cookie.  You can use IP based
> sticky if the IP
> stays the same.  Its tricky if you have to mix more
> than one of those.
> What we're doing is using IP sticky with our load
> balancers, with mod_jk
> sending all new sessions to the local server, and
> redistributing them to
> the proper server if they aren't local.  I might
> write up a document
> describing how we run Tomcat in this environment if
> anybody is
> interested.

Please write up a doc, and post it on the list.



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