Internet Explorer is not accepting session cookies

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Internet Explorer is not accepting and using session cookies when JBoss/Tomcat is accessed through a host name
  • All other browsers accept the cookie
  • IE accepts the cookie when using the IP address instead of the host name

Environment

  • Internet Explorer
  • JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
  • JBoss Enterprise Web Server (EWS)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Tomcat

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