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Defining Web Applications

Web applications allow multiple Symbolic URLs to send requests to the same Web application and share the same session. This is useful if you have two different applet controls that use Symbolic URLs to submit requests to the same Web application. You can associate these Symbolic URLs to a single Web application and define whether or not they should share the same session.

There may be cases in which you do not want requests to share the same session. For example, you may not want to share a session when a session cookie contains more information than the session ID, as this could result in unexpected behavior. When you define a Web application, you specify whether or not it should share sessions.

Web applications also allow you to define the Time Out value for the session time out feature. The Session Time Out feature is only applicable to Symbolic URLs with a Disposition type of Inline.

To define a Web application

  1. Navigate to Site Map > Administration - Integration > WI Symbolic URL List.
  2. From the drop-down menu, select Web Application Administration.
  3. Enter a record and complete the fields.

    Some fields are described in the following table:



    Indicates whether or not requests generated by Symbolic URLs associated with this Web application share the same session.

    Time Out

    Defines the time out parameter for the Session Management feature, which is only applicable to Symbolic URLs with a disposition type of Inline.

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