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From Louis Zipes <>
Subject RE: websocket endpoints not released
Date Wed, 05 Sep 2018 11:52:30 GMT
Same behavior with Internet Explorer?  I know that in general, Chrome tabs act as the same
session if you open more than one (at least with my application running on Tomcat)

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From: Johan Compagner []
Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2018 3:42 AM
To: Tomcat Users List
Subject: Re: websocket endpoints not released

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If a user refreshes the browser then the current ws is always closed and a
new one is opened....

Op za 1 sep. 2018 02:38 schreef Alex O'Ree <>:

> I ran into a strange issue today. Running tomcat 8.5 with a websocket
> endpoint + some javascript to wire up a browser to the socket. All works as
> normal, however sometimes if the user refreshes the browser, it seems as if
> second web socket is opened by the browser. This leads to the user seeing
> duplicate messages which can be confusing. I do have code on the page for
> navigation links to close the socket but i'm thinking i haven't handled all
> cases. My assumption was that a full browser reload would trigger any open
> websockets to close, but apparently they don't (at least with chrome). Has
> anyone else ran into a similar issue?
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