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From Naga Yerramsetti <>
Subject Re: Session Tracking
Date Tue, 30 May 2000 18:47:53 GMT
Thanks for the response.
Can some one help with also.
How can I use URL rewritng with forms that post data?

Alexandros Kotsiras wrote:

> You will have to use the HttpSessionContext Interface which allows you to
> get a session object from the sessionID.
> The problem is that this approach was deprecated in the 2.1 API because
> probably it is a security risk to retrieve sessions given a session ID.
> Unfortunatelly there is no other way, and it seems that the Servlet Engine
> HAS to support URL rewriting , otherwise session tracking with cookies
> disabled is imposible.
> I hope that URLRewriting will be supported in the next version of Tomcat.
> It's strange that it is not working in the current version because in
> JServ1.1 URLRewriting was working fine..
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Naga Yerramsetti []
> Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2000 1:01 PM
> To:
> Subject: Session Tracking
> Is there a way to hold a session even if the server won't support the URL
> rewriting and browser doesn't allow cookies.
> Can I include session ID as a hidden parameter and get the session using
> session ID in the next page.
> If so, how can I get the session using the sessionID.
> Thanks in advance,
> Naga
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