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Preventing bookmarking of pages

Cindy Jones
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Joined: Oct 08, 2002
Posts: 66
I have a struts based application. There are some actions defined in my strus-config.xml - these are visible to the user. How do I prevent the user from bookmarking the url. When the user tries to access these links directly I want to display a different page which tells hi that it is not possible. Is there any way I can do this.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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You can set a value in the session on the page the user comes from. Struts calls this a token. On the pages that you don't want bookmarked, check for that value.

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Hussein Baghdadi
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Joined: Nov 08, 2003
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I think A filter here makes sense.
I agree. Here's the link:
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