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From "Michael Quinn" <>
Subject RE: Sessions and absolute URLs
Date Tue, 12 Dec 2000 17:39:56 GMT
One way you can maintain the session is to create a java bean, and make it's
scope the session.
Then depending on your hardware, you should be able to maintain a 1.1
connection and retain session information.

-----Original Message-----
From: Sen, Puny []
Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2000 9:20 AM
Subject: Sessions and absolute URLs


I've just recently joined the list so forgive me if this
topic has been discussed before.

I've been having the following experiences with sessions:

Links with absolute URLs do not retain the same session
(even if they refer to the same webapp). Relative URLs are

So if I have a link to a secure page from a non-secure page, then
I lose the session, beause I have to specify "https:" in the

But this only happens on certain browsers. For example,
Internet Explorer 5 on Windows NT 4 works fine, but
Netscape 4.7 on Windows NT 4 does not.

Can this problem be solved through URL rewriting
(by wrapping the link in encodeURL()"?


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