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cookies and jsessionid

 
Vinod Iyer
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is it necessary that the cokkei name for session tracking be jssionid or is it container dependant ? in HFSJ pg 273 q 5 its marked its a must ..
 
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It is necessary. It is part of the Servlet Specification:
SRV.7.1.1 Cookies
The name of the session tracking cookie must be JSESSIONID.
 
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but for URL rewriting the name jsessionid is vendor specific , correct me if i am wrong
 
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SRV.7.1.3 URL Rewriting
The session ID must be encoded as a path parameter in the URL string. The name of the parameter must be jsessionid.
 
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