Distributed Sessions icon
Module Id
distributed-sessions
Group Id
org.jahia.modules
Updated
Requires Jahia
8.0.0.0
Author
JSG
Category
Tools and Utilities
Status
SUPPORTED

Distributed Sessions check_circle

For authenticated users, the Jahia stores data in the HTTP session. By default, this data is stored in memory of the server, where requests of a session are routed to. When the server is shut down, all this session data disappears and the user will have to login again and eventually re-do steps. For higher availability and up-time we recommend replicating the session data on all servers, so that sessions survive a stopped server and that other servers can continue working on user requests, which were previously served from the stopped server. This way the user will not even perceive that there was a problem and will not get unsatisfied.

In its version 1.0.0, the distributed-sessions module is using a Redis server.

In its version 2.0.0, the distributed-sessions module offers the ability to distribute sessions on all servers with hazelcast.
For more details please check the fine tuning guide available on Jahia Academy

Dependencies & Dependants

Dependencies
  • NONE
Dependants
  • NONE

Changelog 3.1.0

  • Improve reliability of distributed-sessions in Jahia8
  • Addressed an issue with session expiry

How To Install

The Jahia Distributed Sessions module is not installed by default with Jahia DX. It can be downloaded here and installed later using the Modules component in Jahia DX administration. It can also be directly installed using the Modules component in Jahia DX administration.

It needs Jahia jQuery, Jahia CKEditor, Jahia Static Assets and Default Jahia Templates modules installed to function properly.

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