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From Jeremy Crosbie <Jeremy.Cros...@quantum.com>
Subject RE: window close session invalidate
Date Wed, 06 Aug 2003 23:55:06 GMT
Have you tried running this in Mozilla/Netscape? That would rule-out/in it
being a browser issue. Something to do with cookies, perhaps?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Wallace [mailto:pwallace@intelematics.com.au]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2003 4:55 PM
> To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: window close session invalidate
> 
> Hi,
> 	This problem bought to the user list after it became evident it was
> a configuration issue and not a development one.
> 	Can anyone tell me why my session cookie is being invalidated when I
> close a popup window (the original remains open), either by
> window.close(); (Javascript) or the Windows close Ap. icon on the top
> right corner? Note: running the app. (and closing the popup) from the same
> instance of Tomcat, but from a different terminal does NOT do this! This
> would imply it is an IE config issue? Does anyone have any experience of
> this please?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Paul.
> 
> where my session was being invalidated
> OK, Thanks for that.
> 	An interesting note however..after some testing, the session is not
> killed when run from another terminal i.e running the same instance of TC
> (same server) but from different terminals. That would suggest it is an IE
> configuration issue (at much annoyance to certain developers). I will at
> this stage bring this up on the user list!
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Paul.
> 
> i had the same problem with internet explorer. mozilla seems to work
> properly.
> i tracked the problem down and found out that internet explorer looses
> the session cookie when closing the popup browser window.
> 
> then i added
>      <DefaultContext cookies="false" />
> to my virtualhost definition in server.xml to disable the session-cookie
> mechanism.
> after that everything worked fine for me.
> remember to encode all urls with response.encodeURL().
> 
> jochen schwörer
> 
> 
> Wednesday, August 6, 2003, 6:00:57 AM, you wrote:
> 
> PW> Dear all,
> PW>         May someone enlighten me on why my session is being
> invalidated
> PW> when I close a browser window? I am doing this in one of two ways -
> the
> PW> application close icon on the top right of the window, or a simple:
> 
> PW> <a href="javascript:window.close();">CLOSE</a>
> 
> PW> Does anyone have any experience of this? The session is being killed
> and
> PW> thus so is my app. I will submit this query to the user list, but
> PW> thought it appropriate for this list as I am getting the same result
> PW> from multiple instances of TC on different servers, implying it is not
> a
> PW> configuration issue as first suspected.
> 
> PW> Thanks
> 
> PW> Paul.
> 
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