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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: Session lost when switching from https to http after upgrade to Tomcat 6
Date Sun, 08 Jun 2008 17:31:25 GMT

Mark Thomas wrote:
>>> The problem is that some clients (as a result of the ISP they are 
>>> using) change IP with every request.
>> Off-topic : Are you sure that can really happen ? I must admit that I 
>> have never seen that behaviour before, and it seems to me that it 
>> would create a host of other problems (such as breaking the underlying 
>> TCP sessions).
> I have never seen it but I do recall other people mentioning it as a 
> potential issue previously on this list. I just did a search of the 
> archives and found this thread:
Hmm.  I am not familiar with proxy details, but I guess they must also 
change the "Keep-alive" ougoing packets, otherwise they would end up 
triggering a lot of pending sessions at the destination servers level, 
and that may make some people unhappy.
Good to know and store away anyway, if ever one is faced with such 


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