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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: Different session id per page
Date Sat, 31 Dec 2011 17:19:17 GMT
Jerry Malcolm wrote:
> Thanks, Tim.  But that wasn't the problem.  I've figured out what's
> happening.  But I'm even more confused about how to move forward knowing
> that now.
> I've got a relatively simple situation.  I have three pages that I am
> mapping to clean URLs in httpd mod_rewrite.
> /cart = /order/jsp/guest/cart.jsp
> /locateaccount = /order/jsp/guest/locateaccount.jsp
> /checkout = /order/jsp/guest/checkout.jsp
> I looked at my firefox cookies, and I have a cookie for /order. It makes
> sense that /order would be the cookie that's sent back from TC, since
> that's the URL that TC sees.  It's obvious to me now that when Firefox
> requests the page "/locateaccount" it has no cookie to send for
> "/locateaccount", since the cookie it should be sending is labeled
> "/order", and firefox has no knowledge of the /order prefix
> OK, it's clear what's happening.  But am I just out of luck? My client has
> requested clean URLs.  But this has been nothing but a headache from the
> start.
> Am  I missing something really obvious?  

Maybe. Unless I am mistaken, in mod_rewrite (or mod_proxy), there are directives to 
rewrite cookie paths too, in the response coming from Tomcat and before they get forwarded

back to the browser.

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