You are of course right about this method, but there is one pitfall
- the server-roundtrip [Posselt, Ivan] !
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Schaefer [SMTP:ken@a...]
> Sent: Friday, September 15, 2000 16:35
> To: HTML Code Clinic
> Subject: [html_code_clinic] Re: IE5 programmers reference- 'cookie
> per session'
> > > Is it possible to check whether the clients browser has 'cookie per
> > > (not stored on disk) enabled or not. The Property 'cookieEnabled' only
> checks > the ordinary cookie (stored on disk).
> > I don't believe it is, you are correct that the Navigator object would
> > a place to find such a beast, but sessions (and the session cookie in
> > work slightly differently. If these session cookies are not stored on
> > user's hard disk, then where are they stored? I'll admit I don't know.
> The per-session cookies are stored in memory.
> To check if they are enabled, set a session variable on page1.asp, and
> attempt to retrieve it on page2.asp
> session("testcookie") = "cookieset"
> If session("testcookie") <> "cookieset" then
> ' either the session has already timed out or
> ' the user does not support session cookies
> End if