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achana chan
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Joined: Jul 29, 2002
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I need a persistent session, such that after a user has logged in, he can do searches on our databases, but when the user logs out or closes the client browser, the "logged in" state expires ie he cannot do searches anymore until he logs in once again.
What I have got now:
apache2+mod_ssl collaborating with TC4, .htaccess is enabled on apache2.
applet, a2s communication, servlet to query the database.
Please point me in the right direction:
Before I dive in, is HttpSession, URL rewrite and cookies the things that I need to look into in order to implement my requirement ?
TIA :-)

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Dirk Schreckmann

Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
I'm moving this to The Servlets Forum...

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Dirk Schreckmann

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Take a look at chapter 9 of Core Servlets by Marty Hall.
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