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Deepan Babu
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Hi

New to Servlets and J2EE.

What exactly is session tracking ?

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David O'Meara
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HTTP is stateless, that means each time a request is sent, you have no idea about their history or if they have sent anything else. Session tracking involves sending a unique token to the user and getting them to send this token back with each request. This allow you to say "Ahh, it's user 428 again, I remember her".
 
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