Hi All, I have been wrestling with this subtle one for most of today... I have a JSP that includes a couple of other JSP's, so that my servlet can always post to the same JSP and dynamically include a header and the body. Eg Main.jsp <html> <head> </head> <body> <frameset cols='230,*' border='0' framespacing='0' frameborder='NO'><frame src='header.jsp' name='header'><frame src=body.jsp' name='body'></frameset> </body> </html> My problem is that I need to extract a class that I populate with all the necessary data from the session implicit object in the two included JSP pages. The implicit session object in Main.jsp contains the class I need to extract, but neither header.jsp or body.jsp can get to that class. I have checked this in the two included JSP's by outputing the value of all the session object values by extracting them using session.getValueNames and writing these out. It contains nothing. I have checked that the object I am trying to extract has session scope, because I can see it in Main.jsp. This has me stumped. I am using Tomcat 3.2.3 Please help me.
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Are all of these pages in an application that has been set up in the server.xml file? If it was me, I would try using URLs for the pages that include the application root. /myapp/main.jsp /myapp/body.jsp /myapp/header.jsp Bill ------------------ author of:
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Thankyou for your replies. I added the full path to the JSP references, but still no joy. I also used encodeURL to add the session reference, but the session is gone when I check it in header and body JSP's. I think that the session has been invalidated and thus cleared. I have gotten a bit further on where my problem is, but still can't work it out. If I use the jsp:include tag to add my header and body in my page then I have no problems with my session object. But using the src attribute of frame is where the session object goes missing. Do you think I have a Tomcat configuration problem?