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From "Jonathan Eric Miller" <jemil...@uchicago.edu>
Subject Re: how is a session identified
Date Wed, 05 Sep 2001 16:50:50 GMT
I think it's basically just a random number that is stored either in a
cookie or using URL rewriting. You can call HttpSession.getId() to get the
value.

Jon

----- Original Message -----
From: "Wouter Boers" <Wouter.Boers@MphasiS.com>
To: "Tomcat-User@Jakarta. Apache. Org" <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2001 3:01 AM
Subject: how is a session identified


> Hello,
>
> I have a question reguarding the session. What is this session based on?
How
> is a client browser uniquely identified by tomcat to map that session to
its
> own context.
>
> I'm looking for the data that is required to identify the client browser
and
> the identification process. I would love to have some pointers to the
specs
> and sources implementing the specs.
>
> Wouter
>


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