Hi, In my web application we have implemented the session and it works fine. ie. it prompts for the userid/password when ever we give the URL by opening a new IE window. i.e it goes through the session and see if the :user_id is present in the session if not it prompts to log-in again. But my problem is say if we "kill" the WebRICK abruptly by pressing ^C and say my browser window is open at some specific screen. If i refresh the page now it gives me Page not Found, which is fine, since the server is down. But when i restart the WebRICK server, i expect to prompt for the login screen, but the behavioius is different, it does not prompt for login page, it goes to the current screen where it was before the server went down. I guess what is happening is :user_id is still present in the Browser's Session, since we did not explicity call a reset_session which we do in case of log-out since the server was killed abruptly. and that i guess is the reason when the server is re-started it still finds the :user_id in the session and happily moves forward. I'm using MYSQL DB.. Any way to solve the above problem? What i'm going wrong. bottom line since the server went down, it should prompt to go to the log-in screen..!! This is my authorize method def authorize if session[:user_id] @current_user = User.find(session[:user_id]) else reset_session flash[:notice] = "Your Session is Expired, Please log into the system..." redirect_to(:controller => "login", :action => "login") end end Thank You Dinesh
on 2006-06-14 07:31
on 2006-06-14 08:50
> > What i'm going wrong. bottom line > since the server went down, it should prompt to go to the log-in > screen..!! On the contrary, I'd always felt that the current behavior of sessions continuing to work after a restart was quite useful. :-) Different ppl different needs I guess. In any case, you would probably want to clean out the sessions on start-up (append to config/environment.rb). Depending on your config.action_controller.session_store setting, it may be deleting rows from sessions table or files from tmp/.