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From "Jonathan Eric Miller" <>
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


----- Original Message -----
From: "Wouter Boers" <>
To: "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?
> is a client browser uniquely identified by tomcat to map that session to
> own context.
> I'm looking for the data that is required to identify the client browser
> the identification process. I would love to have some pointers to the
> and sources implementing the specs.
> Wouter

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