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Struts2: How to determine if a session exists from an Interceptor

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I have an Interceptor that wants to put something in the session after the action has executed.

But if the session doesn't already exist I get an exception:

java.lang.IllegalStateException: Cannot create a session after the response has been committed

How can I determine if the session already exists from within an Interceptor?

 public String doIntercept(ActionInvocation invocation) throws Exception
 String result = invocation.invoke();
 Map session = invocation.getInvocationContext().getSession();
 session.put(key, value); // throws exception if session doesn't exist
 return result;
posted Feb 6, 2014 by Garima Jain

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1 Answer

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This is not the best way to handle the session and generally speaking, it always better to abstract as much as possible http's details

I could be wrong, but It would be better if your action implements a specific interface (SessionAware or HttpSessionAware)

answer Feb 6, 2014 by Sanketi Garg
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