[thelist] update/correction to FW: preventing multiple web connections to a db app

Joel D Canfield joel at spinhead.com
Fri May 21 13:22:15 CDT 2004

> We have a primarily Java front end running in IE6 connecting 
> to a DB2 database. Users often use the 'File | New' process 
> to open another connection, which according to the developers 
> uses the same db session ID, and leads to corruption and 
> world hunger. However, starting from a fresh login to the app 
> has no such problems.
> I'm looking for a way, then, to force users to login in fresh 
> when they want a second window to the app. I can provide more 
> details if it'd help; I'm over my head here, and just trying 
> to facilitate a solution to something I don't fully grok.

The problem is when the *browser* session ID is copied, not the database
session ID. Essentially, we're looking for a conditional way to disable
the 'File | New' option.


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