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Unwanted jsessionid in url

David Clarke

Joined: Jan 02, 2008
Posts: 11
Kia ora,

I have a struts2 application hosted in tomcat 5.5.25 on port 8080. I use proxy_ajp to forward requests from Apache port 443 to the application. When I browse to port 8080 my app behaves the way I expect and the jsessionid is set as a cookie. But when I connect via Apache/SSL and post a form, the address gets appended with e.g. ;jsessionid=7608ABE8DE3A4D9784DBF837B6223903. So somewhere between Apache and Tomcat the session id is being encoded into the url. Is there any way to avoid this occurring?

It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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