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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: mod_jk and session stickyness of images requests
Date Fri, 11 Dec 2009 16:05:06 GMT
Kockert, Timo wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> first time posting to this list, so please don't be too hard with me ;-)
> We have a problem with the session stickyness of mod_jk in the context
> of image requests. First of all, here is our setup:
> 3 servers running Tomcat 5.5.x with AJP connector
> 2 servers running Apache webserver 2.2.x with mod_jk 1.2.28
> The webservers are configured independently to balance between all three
> appservers. Sessions are _not_ synchronized between the appservers. We
> serve mobile content, so most of the incoming requests are from mobile
> devices.
> The problem is that our webapp renders images on-the-fly for incoming
> requests to content pages. That means, that image requests need use the
> same session as the request to the content page. They have to hit the
> same appserver because the images are just not present on the other
> appservers.

A very good first post.

One additional question however : in the html pages you send back, are 
the image links just pure html <img ... > links, or are the images being 
requested by some plugin or applet or javascript running in the browser ?

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