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Brian Smith
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Joined: Oct 26, 2002
Posts: 232
hi folks,
i read that we can configure session-time out in web.xml. is there any way that we can get a different page displayed once the specified session-timeout is elapsed? please give some hints or any example.
Sanjeev Kaushik
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Joined: Aug 01, 2002
Posts: 105
In the first page of the application, get the session and put some value in it.
HttpSession session = request.getSession(true);

After the subsequent requests on the application should follow the following steps
HttpSession session = request.getSession(false);//get the existing session
if(session.getAttribute("Key") == null) {//if it is null session is timed out
response.sendRedirect("some custmized HTML page");
This should help you.

Sanjeev Kaushik
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: session-timeout