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Sorry for the basic question, how do I install mod_session for Apache 2.2 IN RHEL5? I've tried searching but all I've found is configuration documents.

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Which distribution are you using? – powerMicha Jul 20 '11 at 13:39
My server is an Apache HTTP server, version 2.2. The OS is a Redhat OS, version 5.4 – StuckAgain Jul 21 '11 at 5:39
Whyever do you not use apache 2.4? It's much better, as it allows you to do things like mitigate certain SSL attacks. – Falcon Momot Oct 28 '13 at 22:18

Please have a look at the apache documentation:

Compatibility: Available in Apache 2.3 and later

So you will need to upgrade your apache first and afterward enable the module

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Thanks for the reply. But at the workplace, we use Apache 2.2. I needed session handling for my app hosted on the apache server. The app will later be shifted to another machine. A module install would be fine but an upgrade would not be possible. That's why I'm looking for an individual module install for apache 2.2 – StuckAgain Jul 21 '11 at 6:06
Then I think you will have to download the sources and compile the module on your own. But I think that this will cause heavy pain because you will have to modify the source code to be compatible with 2.2 - Other question: Which kind of appliction are you hosting? Maybe the session handling is covered by itself?! – powerMicha Jul 21 '11 at 6:10
I have downloaded mod_session.c. I'm not sure how to proceed after that. My app is on the framework It supports session handling and I'm using the file store. The issue is that Apache is creating a new session id for every request. So my sessions are as long as one request because my framework creates a new session file on every request. If there is some way to link the session id to the domain, that would resolve my issue. – StuckAgain Jul 21 '11 at 6:14
Sounds like your is not configured correctly. I think mod_session won't resolve your problem. But I think you will have to ask some python experts here. So maybe retag your question – powerMicha Jul 21 '11 at 6:18
Is your app running in debug mode? Please check the documentation: – powerMicha Jul 21 '11 at 6:20

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