How unique are the Session ID's? 
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 How unique are the Session ID's?
Hiya,

Just messing around with sessions in my Java Servlet and I was wondering how
unique the session id's are thaat are generated. The reason I'm asking is
that I was planning on sending the session id's to a database as a primary
key - but if they repeat thenselves, then that's not much use -

any ideas?

thanks,

shariq.



Thu, 07 Aug 2003 02:07:55 GMT
 How unique are the Session ID's?

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> key - but if they repeat thenselves, then that's not much use -

They most likely will, depending on the scale of the id.  Especially at
deployment time (unknown servlet engine), I've seen many repeats.
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Mon, 18 Aug 2003 05:55:45 GMT
 
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