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Doubt in setMaxInactiveInterval

raja ram
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Joined: Mar 02, 2008
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Which of the following values used with setMaxInactiveInterval() will not cause the session to expunge.


My answers are 1,2,3 but correct answers given are 1,2 why not 3

Rufus Addis
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Joined: Aug 21, 2008
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From the specs:

Specifies the time, in seconds, between client requests before the servlet container will invalidate this session. A negative time indicates the session should never timeout.

So a zero value will cause the container to immediately expunge the session!

I agree. Here's the link:
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