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From "James Cook" <jimc...@iname.com>
Subject Re: Session Tracking by URL rewriting
Date Mon, 10 Apr 2000 22:05:31 GMT
I don't imagine this would be a very portable solution. Not all web servers
will use the same parameter name for their session id.

jim

----- Original Message -----
From: Andrew Bullene <andrew.bullene@moai.com>
To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, April 10, 2000 3:37 PM
Subject: RE: Session Tracking by URL rewriting


>   This doesn't need to be a Tomcat issue.  You can have session
persistance
> with URL rewriting by simply embedding the session id in the request,
either
> with a GET or a POST, and on each page on the site, just pass and accept
the
> session id as a parameter.  Then have logic that works off the session id.
> The biggest problem with this solution however, is someone simply typing
in
> the url of the page instead of following the correct page path through
your
> site.  In that case, they will recieve whatever you default the page to
> define, which is probably a redirect to the login page.
>
> Andrew Bullene
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Heiko Seeberger
> To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Sent: 4/10/00 8:57 AM
> Subject: Session Tracking by URL rewriting
>
> Hi,
>
> I wonder if it is possible do maintain sessions over serveral pages
> without
> enabling cookies.
> Does Tomcat 3.1 support sessions by URL rewriting? If so, how?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Heiko
>
>
>
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