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Christopher McCauley
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Joined: Jan 03, 2005
Posts: 27
Greetings,

I am trying to use a servlet filter to detect for session timeout in order to redirect back to the login page.

Question 1. how to capture the HTTP page they were 'on' (which I assume will be in the history) when the session expired in order to bring tham back after they log in?

Question 2. In Filter Chaining, how do I specify multiple resources in the web.xml, to avoid looking at .gif, .jpg, etc.

Here's the initial Filter:




AND the web.xml:



Am I in the BallPark?


JCM<br />good at cookin'
Ben Souther
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Question 1. how to capture the HTTP page they were 'on' (which I assume will be in the history) when the session expired in order to bring tham back after they log in?

What history?
Why not just store the URL of the page they were requesting and bring them back to that one after they log in?



Question 2. In Filter Chaining, how do I specify multiple resources in the web.xml, to avoid looking at .gif, .jpg, etc.


The web.xml that you posted looks like it will do just that.
You're filtering requests for servlets and JSPs.


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