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session id expiration and server notification ?

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Mel
my session cookie expires when user closes all browsers (that's fine)

how can my server know about this ? how does websphere and others delete
stored data from their servers ?

thanks
Mel
Jul 20 '05 #1
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"Mel" <me**********@ssa.gov> wrote:
my session cookie expires when user closes all browsers (that's fine)

how can my server know about this ?
It can't. It can check for the cookie next time the user visits, and
thus will know about it then.
how does websphere and others delete
stored data from their servers ?


They guess. They assume that if nothing has happened in a particular
session for X minutes then the session is over.

And your HTML question was?

Steve

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Steve Pugh <st***@pugh.net> <http://steve.pugh.net/>
Jul 20 '05 #2

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