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From "Bill Barker" <wbar...@wilshire.com>
Subject Re: Session creation and destruction - Tomcat 3.3.
Date Fri, 17 Aug 2001 20:19:14 GMT
The default checkInterval for org.apache.modules.session.SessionExpirer is
60 seconds.  That means that on average, you can expect it to take 30
seconds before it looks.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Prasanna Uppaladadium" <prasanna@kirusa.com>
To: <tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, August 17, 2001 4:33 PM
Subject: Session creation and destruction - Tomcat 3.3.


> Hello.
>
> Could somebody point me to the code where new Sessions are created and
> destroyed (timed out) in the Tomcat 3.3 source code please? Here is what
> I could gather by going over the code:
>
> 1. When a request for a new HttpSession object comes from a servlet,
> ultimately the method
> org.apache.tomcat.modlues.session.SimpleSessionStore.findSession(Request,
> String, boolean) gets called. This may result in the method
> getNewSession(Request, Context) of an inner class (SimpleSessionManager)
> getting called.
>
> 2. I am a bit stumped about where the code for timing out sessions
> exists. Any pointers will be appreciated.
>
> The real reason I am looking for this piece of code is because my
> sessions aren't timing out. The following piece of code is part of a
> servlet of mine that creates a session:
>
>      // Now set this session object on our servlet context.
>      HttpSession httpSession = request.getSession();
>      httpSession.setMaxInactiveInterval(timeoutInterval);
>      httpSession.setAttribute("my.session", session);
>
> In the above piece of code, the timeoutInterval is set to 10 seconds
> (this is deliberatly short so I can verify that the timeout can happen).
> The session argument to the setAttribute method is an application
> specific class called Session (the application has its own notion of a
> session). However, this code doesn't seem to work. Specifically, the
> session doesn't seem to timeout after 10 seconds. I know that for a fact
> because the "session" object implements the HttpSessionBindingListener
> interface.
>
> Thanks for any help,
> Prasanna.
>
>
>


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