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    Sessions Shared Among Different Browsers?!!

    Hi, I'm using Tomcat4.0.6 and "trying" to save information in sessions: ie, session.setAttribute("attrName", someJavaClass) in a servlet to save the info and then retrieve the info later in a .JSP which is "called" by the servlet via sendRedirect( "someJSP" ). Within "someJSP" I try to unpack the data using: session.getAttribute("attrName");

    Here's the problem: If two users are connected to the web-application at two different browsers -- BOTH will see the SAME information saved in ONE of the users sessions. Any thoughts on this??

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    First off, make sure you're not just opening two IE windows, since multiple IE windows all share the same session.

    Second, Tomcat keeps track of sessions by passing the browser a cookie with the contents of JSESSIONID=(some unique hash). Check your browsers for a cookie from your domain with similar contents. If the numbers are different, everything should be working fine. If the numbers are the same, or the cookies are missing, something's f*cked up .

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