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From John Baker <>
Subject Re: Valves, requests and getting the session
Date Mon, 01 Jul 2002 09:51:19 GMT
On Monday 01 July 2002 10:43, Henner Zeller wrote:
> Hi,
> > Yes, I am. I need to check to see if certain objects are in the session
> > and if not, see if they are in another session that is pointed to by the
> > Cookie id. It's like SingleSignOn, but slightly different. However I'm a
> > bit confused to why I can't get a session, even when the rest of the app
> > (the jsp pages etc) are making good use of it.,
> >
> > The headers also show the session id, but oddly enough calling
> > HttpServletRequest.SessionIdFromCookie() returns true, but
> > HttpServletRequest.isRequestSessionIdvalid() returns false!
> Maybe this is a similar problem I had when trying to fix the bug described
> in my previous posting: the Context is not yet set
> (HttpRequestBase.setContext()) at that stage - thus
> HttpServletRequest.isRequestSessionIdValid() will return false (see
> implementation of isRequestSessionIdValid()).

Yes, I was thinking this when I read your mail. I'm now putting a valve in 
each relevant Context and using a static Hashtable. Sick, I know, but it 
seems I have no other choice for now.


John Baker, BSc CS.
Java Developer, TEAM/Slb.
Views expressed in this mail are my own.

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