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From Rainer Jung <>
Subject Re: Sticky Session Not Working With Apache 2.0.54 and Tomcat 7.0.8
Date Tue, 09 Aug 2011 20:49:10 GMT
On 09.08.2011 20:45, Lataxes, Karl wrote:
> Our clients cannot send or process JSESSIONIDs as they are not web
> browsers, but proprietary equipment running embedded software that
> sends HTTP POST messages to a servlet on our internal network.  The
> servlet keeps track of sessions internally by assigning a session id
> which is contained within the HTTP request body.
> I believe my best solution would be to send an additional header
> containing the session id with the servlet response and using that
> for sticky sessions.  I am working with our embedded software
> developers on sending this header back to the servlet during
> subsequent client requests to facilitate sticky sessions.  I know I
> will probably have to go to Apache 2.2 to accommodate this, but that
> was something I expected.

Are you aware of the fact, that a cookie *is* an additional HTTP header,
namely the header named "Cookie"? So if you can set HTTP headers to
values you can define, then you *can* send cookies.



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