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I'm looking for a piece of code that will return the session object size. Any ideas?
William Brogden
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Due to the basic structure of Java, you are never going to be able to get the in-memory size of a session. If all of your session storage objects are serializable, you could write the session to a file or a ByteArrayOutputStream and see how large the serialized form is.

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