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Yogender Butola
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Joined: Jul 19, 2004
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I'm setting cokkies through my servlet. But before doing that, I want to confirm whether cookies are enabled in the browser or not. If cookies are not enabled, I want to display a message in the borwser to enable the cookies first.

How can I check whethere cookies are enabled or disabled by the browser?
Julian Kennedy
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Joined: Aug 02, 2004
Posts: 823
I don't think you can do that except by setting a cookie and seeing if it comes back with the next request. If it does then cookies are enabled, if it doesn't then they're probably not.

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James Clinton
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Joined: Jun 23, 2003
Posts: 190
the alternative is URL rewriting, however exposing the session id in the request can open up security issues.
 
Consider Paul's rocket mass heater.
 
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