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How to kill the session on browser close

anmol kumar
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Joined: Apr 22, 2004
Posts: 2
I want to kill the session on browser closes using java.
i.e, want to capture the event on the browser closes and then kill the session.


anmol
Ali Gohar
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Joined: Mar 18, 2004
Posts: 572
you can invalidate the session using session.invalidate() method.
Nathaniel Stoddard
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Joined: May 29, 2003
Posts: 1258
Anmol,
Browsers don't tell servers that the user is closing her browser though. You would have to try some sort of JavaScript for that solution. If you can manage that, only then could you invalidate the session.


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Jeanne Boyarsky
internet detective
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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Submitting to the server on browser close only works in IE. Search the HTML forum for details. It's been discussed there serveral times.


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