I agree with Jaime. The problems are out there, and documented. The fact that you haven't had complaints isn't really a good argument for. AOL (and many large ISP's) users' IP address can and will change from request to request... grab an AOL account for a month and try it for yourself. I did.
Justin on 25/10/02 12:06 AM, Jaime Bozza ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: >> Really? Your IP randomly changes when your surfing between say >> yahoo.com and msn.com does it? While it is true that you can >> force an IP change while your connected, I have not yet seen a > > Mine doesn't because it's fixed. But for the reasons I stated in my > previous email, it may for someone else. In fact, I've *watched* a > session's IP address flipflop back and forth when downloading data from > one of our websites. There are products out there that multiplex dialup > lines without using MPPP. How do they do that? They make multiple > connections, each with their own IP Address, and then the unit load > balances TCP/IP sessions across the connections. (One TCP/IP session > will go out connection #1, the next out of session #2, and so forth) > >> I have been using an extra IP check in our sessions on a website >> which get's somewhere in the area of 500,000 unique hits a month >> and we have not had a single complaint of people's session's being >> dropped. > > Perhaps the clients you have don't use the devices (or are on AOL, or > have webcache devices). Perhaps the ones that have a problem just go > away. There could be many reasons why you haven't had a complaint. > Personally I find it easier to go somewhere else than complain to a > website that I'm having problems with. > > I'm just pointing out the issues, I'm not forcing anyone to listen. :) > > > Jaime Bozza > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php