Cookies Stored by Servlets Can Be Accessible to CGI scripts or ASP Pages

By default, cookies are accessible to every HTTP request for the current directory, and any subdirectories. On most Web servers and servlet engines, servlets are located in a special directory. For example, when using a servlet runner (which ships with the Java Servlet Development Kit), servlets must be invoked under the /servlet/ directory:


If you want your cookies to be accessible elsewhere, you must specify the root path of your Webserver, using the avax.servlet.Cookie.setPath( String ) method.

 // Create a cookie for everyone to shareCookie myCookie = new Cookie ("counter", "1");// Set path for cookiemyCookie.setPath( "/" );

Once you’ve set the path, any script (for example, stored in /cgi-bin/) can access the cookies stored by your servlets.

Share the Post:
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin


The Latest

your company's audio

4 Areas of Your Company Where Your Audio Really Matters

Your company probably relies on audio more than you realize. Whether you’re creating a spoken text message to a colleague or giving a speech, you want your audio to shine. Otherwise, you could cause avoidable friction points and potentially hurt your brand reputation. For example, let’s say you create a

chrome os developer mode

How to Turn on Chrome OS Developer Mode

Google’s Chrome OS is a popular operating system that is widely used on Chromebooks and other devices. While it is designed to be simple and user-friendly, there are times when users may want to access additional features and functionality. One way to do this is by turning on Chrome OS

homes in the real estate industry

Exploring the Latest Tech Trends Impacting the Real Estate Industry

The real estate industry is changing thanks to the newest technological advancements. These new developments — from blockchain and AI to virtual reality and 3D printing — are poised to change how we buy and sell homes. Real estate brokers, buyers, sellers, wholesale real estate professionals, fix and flippers, and beyond may