Session Management

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  1. developer4
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    Nov 2013

    Posted 19 Feb 2014 Link to this post

    Hi There

    In the Icenium Hybrid app we have a requirement like we need to keep the logged in user's session active for about 8 hours and then log-out automatically.
    The app is connecting to the Servicestack REST services which also handles sessions at the server side.

    How do we handle the session management on the device as well as server side?. any examples are highly appreciated.

    Thank you
  2. Steve
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    Posted 19 Feb 2014 Link to this post

    Hello Xyler,

    If we understand correctly, your users authenticate in your application with session/cookies. So basically you can save the cookies in the local storage. When application gets restarted, you'll read them from the local storage and set the cookies when making ajax calls. In short the workflow is:
    1. Read the session cookies upon successful login.
    2. Save them to local storage.
    3. Set the cookies when making requests to your server.

    Another option might be to use a custom Cordova plugin to handle the cookies, see this thread.

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