Disabling Session Cookie in Tomcat

If for some reasons you need to disable the use of a cookie for session handling, you can edit the context.xml file located in the META-INF directory of your J2EE web application. The following solution works well with Tomcat 5.5 and I havn’t tested this feature with older versions. To disable the use of cookies add the attribute ‘cookies’ and set its value to ‘false’.

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
<Context path='/myApplicationContext' cookies='false'>
  <!-- other settings -->
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