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Update Database when closing a window

keevin asked
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
Is there any code that can be use to update a database when the user close the browser. Also i need to display a message on the screen if the user is inactive for a certain time. If this time is exceeded then the system will log the user out.

I've use JavaScript onUnload/Onbeforeunload event
                         - It does not work properly
                         - Do not have control of current browser
                         - Does note work on Netscape
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I won't mind redesigning my server process.
I'm using coldfusion MX 7, is there any setting i need to adjust?
Right now when the user close his browser i session is terminated but i don't know how to update teh database as when the user login i update his status and samething when he logs out. This help me to keep track when the user last login.
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This has already been implemented where the session is manage. Teh problem is how to update the database when someone leaves your website
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