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Navigation behavior/expectation

 
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I have not seen an answer that stands out in [Manning, JSFIA] so I thought I would ask it here:

I have a Login.jsp page. On a "success" outcome it takes me to another resource. Straight forward enough. However, I expected the new resource to be reflected in the URL in the location field of the browser, e.g.

Login.jsp > "success" > MyPage.jsp
Login.jsp > "failure" > Login.jsp

(All faces-config.xml navigation rule and cases apply)

My URL seems to always display "Login.jsp", or, depending on the browser, "Login.jsp#". I expected, possibly incorrectly because of the postback nature of JSF, "MyPage.jsp" ... the correct resource is returned as expected though.

Did I configure something wrong, or am I using the commandbutton component incorrectly, in its action attribute?

Oh, I'm using the Sun Java Visual Web Pack components part of NetBeans 5.5, not the RI components, if that matters.

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Tim
 
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Do you have a "<redirect/>" in your navigation case?
 
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Thank you. I read this in [Manning, JSFIA] and it just didn't pop when I went back looking for an answer to my "expectations."
 
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