Win a copy of The Journey To Enterprise Agility this week in the Agile and Other Processes forum! And see the welcome thread for 20% off.
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Liutauras Vilda
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Tim Cooke
  • Bear Bibeault
Sheriffs:
  • Paul Clapham
  • Junilu Lacar
  • Knute Snortum
Saloon Keepers:
  • Ron McLeod
  • Ganesh Patekar
  • Tim Moores
  • Pete Letkeman
  • Stephan van Hulst
Bartenders:
  • Carey Brown
  • Tim Holloway
  • Joe Ess

URL Rewriting - Doubt  RSS feed

 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 48
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
In order for session to maintain there should be an unique sessionid that will be passed every time when the user sends the request and server responds back.
In case of cookies : first time the servers creates a session id and set cookie and when the user sends the request, the request will be sent with cookie header;

In case of URL Rewriting : The server appends the session id to the url by doing response.encodeURL(...).

But how the session id will be appended to the request URL?
 
Sheriff
Posts: 14691
16
Eclipse IDE Ubuntu VI Editor
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

But how the session id will be appended to the request URL?


A request parameter called "jsessionid" will be appended to the url. Here is an example from the servlets specification :

The session ID must be encoded as a path parameter in the URL string. The
name of the parameter must be jsessionid. Here is an example of a URL
containing encoded path information:
http://www.myserver.com/catalog/index.html;jsessionid=1234


[ December 03, 2007: Message edited by: Christophe Verre ]
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!