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From "Pid *" <...@pidster.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat 7 adds jsessionid in request URI as opposed to Tomcat 5
Date Fri, 05 Aug 2011 07:43:33 GMT
On 4 Aug 2011, at 08:23, Javed <javed.attar@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> I was using Tomcat 5.0.28 before using Tomcat 7.0.16. The application was
> working perfectly fine. Recently, we have migrated from Tomcat 5 to Tomcat
> 7.
>
> The application works fine for most of the part but gives problem with
> URLRewriteFilter.
> I have used URLRewriteFilter to convert Capital case request URI to
> lowercase and SEO purpose.
> The capital case convert rule looks like
>
> <rule match-type="regex">
> <name>Force URL filenames to lower case</name>
> <note>Redirect rule to convert capital case URLs to small case with
> parameters</note>
> <condition type="request-uri" casesensitive="true"
> next="or">^/.*[A-Z].*</condition>
> <from>^/(.*)\?.*</from>
> <to type="permanent-redirect"
> last="true">%{context-path}/${lower:$1}?%{query-string}</to>
> </rule>
>
>
> when this rule processed in Tomcat 5, it is processed against request URI
> "/XXXX/yyyyy/zzzzzz" (excluding quotes) where part of request URI is in
> capital case i.e. XXXX
>
> During redirect URL is encoded which appends jsessionid. The redirected URL
> looks like
> /xxxx/yyyyy/zzzzzz;jessionid=A226083725B7B955569D86710420D1DF
>
> When browser calls above URL after redirect the new request is processed.
> Now the request URI becomes
> "/xxxx/yyyyy/zzzzzz"
>
> so it will not go to capital case rule and will be processed against SEO
> rules.
>
>
> In Tomcat 7 if I try the same URL which has request URI i.e.
> "/XXXX/yyyyy/zzzzzz" (excluding quotes) where part of request URI is in
> capital case i.e. XXXX
>
> During redirect URL is encoded which appends jsessionid. The redirected URL
> looks like
> /xxxx/yyyyy/zzzzzz;jessionid=BCE91A85A66AAFF384E854D59E5AC877
>
> When browser calls above URL after redirect the new request is processed.
> Now the request URI becomes
> /xxxx/yyyyy/zzzzzz;jessionid=BCE91A85A66AAFF384E854D59E5AC877
>
> Here it breaks for me on Tomcat 7
> The jsessionid is part of request URI.

So, in Tomcat 7 the lowercase session id isn't being recognised and
another one is appended by the URL rewrite filter, or your JSP?

You could modify the regex to select just the path part of the request.


p


> Hence it again goes to capital case
> rule which it shouldn't. Then again same thing happens and new jsessionid is
> appended to URL as shown in following URI
>
> /xxxx/yyyyy/zzzzzz;jsessionid=bce91a85a66aaff384e854d59e5ac877;jsessionid=BCE91A85A66AAFF384E854D59E5AC877
>
> This goes on happening in infinite loop and browser throws error "Page isn't
> redirecting properly"
>
> Can anybody tell me what feature/change in Tomcat 7 responsible for this
> behavior?
> I will really appreciate any help on this.
> Thanks in advance.
>
> -Javed Attar
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