Session based authentication − Use session based authentication to authenticate a user whenever a request is made to a Web Service method.

Hi,

I was reading as below

Session based authentication − Use session based authentication to authenticate a user whenever a request is made to a Web Service method.

how to do   Session based authentication .

any sample end to end example on this relating to web services ?
LVL 7
gudii9Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

girionisCommented:
Without knowing the context of the sentence, I guess that you do not need to do anything, the user session authentication will be kicked in the first time you log in.
0
gudii9Author Commented:
I guess that you do not need to do anything, the user session authentication will be kicked in the first time you log in.
who authenticates? server authenticates? if yes how server validates session? on what basis like alphanumeric authentication or no digits or numbers etc? please advise
0
gudii9Author Commented:
please advise
0
girionisCommented:
who authenticates? server authenticates?

Yes, server.

if yes how server validates session?

By using the cookie the browser sends. It should match the cookie that is already on the server.

on what basis like alphanumeric authentication or no digits or numbers etc? please advise

Alphanumeric.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
System Programming

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.