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Issue with getSession().setAttribute()

Tiago Fernandez
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Joined: May 16, 2003
Posts: 167
Hi,
What's wrong with the followin' code?

1) Settin' the session attribute:
request.getSession().setAttribute("logged", user);

2) Checkin' if the user is logged:
String status = request.getSession().getAttribute("logged") == null ? "deny" : "allow";
if (status.equals("deny"))
// do something here...

The problem is that getAttribute() always returns null...
Tks,


Tiago Fernandez
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ib idris
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Joined: Aug 02, 2003
Posts: 29
In JSP you don't have to use request.getSession() but session. If you always get attribute null, maybe user is always null or the session is invalidated at some point. You can check with session.isNew().

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