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Sessions with JSF

 
abhi jhanduwala
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I am trying to check if the session for the user exists or not



It doesnt seem to work- I always find the session.
I thought if I pass false in getSession()- it wont create a session for me and return a session- only if one existed

What could I be missing ?

Env:
Tomcat 5.5 on Windows
IE 7.x
JSF 1.1
 
Tim Holloway
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You're probably trying to write a DIY login system, aren't you? I've got a long list of reasons why DIY is a bad idea compared to the JEE-standard security system.

However:

If your method is in a session-scope bean, or if in order to get access to that bean you're referencing items with session-scope objects, JSF will automatically create a session.
 
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