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From André Warnier ...@ice-sa.com>
Subject Re: Sticky Session Not Working With Apache 2.0.54 and Tomcat 7.0.8
Date Tue, 09 Aug 2011 21:08:36 GMT
Rainer Jung wrote:
> 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.
> 

That was a much shorter way to get to the same conclusion as my earlier contribution..
:-)

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