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Servlet session


Joined: Jul 31, 2001
Posts: 6
If i open a new window from the current browser window, both window is part of the same session. How can I assign a new session to the new window, keeping the session for the current (first) window same?
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William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
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I don't think you can since session is typically based on cookies. However you can distinguish between the windows by writing hidden variables in forms.

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Jeff Sunder
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Joined: Jun 26, 2001
Posts: 47
When the new browser is opened, you can invalidate the exisitng session and then create a new one. You can create a new session by calling request.getSession
Marcos Maia
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Joined: Jan 06, 2001
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Jeff I�ve never done this but I think if you invalidate the session from the other window you�ll gonna loose the session in the first one as well don�t you?
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