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Timeout listener

Robert James Liguori
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Joined: Nov 27, 2007
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I'm using a listener to determine when a session has expired (i.e. sessionDestroyed method of HttpSessionListner).

What is the best way to redirect to a (session expired message) web page when a session has expired?

I'm trying to call a servlet but apparently doesn't work due to some subtlety in the session expiration.

Also, I need the code only to work for timeout's... not when destroy the session by logging out.


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Bauke Scholtz
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Joined: Oct 08, 2006
Posts: 2458
Use the meta refresh header in combination with ${pageContext.session.maxInactiveInterval}.
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