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Difference between encodeURL and encodeRedirectURL

Malli Raman
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Hi All,
I want to know the difference between the encodeURL and encodeRedirectURL. I have found some related topics in the Java ranch, but i am not able to pinpoint the reason. Can anyone help me?
Thanks & Regards,
M.S.Raman
Arun Boraiah
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When redirecting to a page using sendRedirect use encodeRedirectURL, that is you are passing yoursession to the new request.
encodeURL can be used while include or forward to a page, where you need to pass the session info.
JSESSIONID gets appended in the url when cookies are disabled.


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Malli Raman
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Originally posted by Arun Boraiah:
When redirecting to a page using sendRedirect use encodeRedirectURL, that is you are passing yoursession to the new request.
encodeURL can be used while include or forward to a page, where you need to pass the session info.
JSESSIONID gets appended in the url when cookies are disabled.

Thanks for your prompt reply. I need some clarification.
If we are redirecting the request to some other page, why we need to pass the session information to that page?
Regards,
M.S.Raman
 
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