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Catch names of all users accessing a server

I am developing an application for the web, accessed by only authenticated Web users. How can I catch the names of all Web users accessing my domino server via HTTP at a given time? I need this info to be embedded in a page updated each X min, so that all webusers can see who is online. Thnak you very much for your help.


I can only think of one way to do this without some type of 3rd -party component like Sametime...This might be a little tricky and takes some effort, but you could use the onLoad and onUnload events of a page to run a server side agent that tracks the users. One way would be to create a very small frame that is basically invisible, then when a page is opened, it's onLoad event sets the location of the frame an agent that logs the user. When the page closes, the onUnload event runs the agent that logs the user's end of the session. This would works on a page by page basis. If you are only interested in the user's session, you might try cookies...


This was first published in December 2001

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