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Trap window close event for IE browser

Imran Mirza

Joined: Oct 15, 2004
Posts: 8
When a user logs on or logoff, I add their name to a database.

If a user clicks on the application logoff button, all is well. If they just close the browser window, then they are left in a logged on state as far as the server is concerned and will remain that way until the server side is restarted.

How to capture user logoff time in case when X button or Alt-F4 or referesh button is cliek? Also what will happend in case of multiwindow?

Thanks in advance.
Imran Mirza
Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15376
You cna not catch the browser, you neeed to learn how to make the users session expire after X amount of minutes on the server side.

I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Trap window close event for IE browser
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