US 11,057,483 B2
User tracking method, server, and client
Yang Yang, Shanghai (CN); Zhou Chen, Shanghai (CN); Haoran Zhu, Shanghai (CN); and Zili Huang, Shanghai (CN)
Assigned to CHINA UNIONPAY CO., LTD., Shanghai (CN)
Appl. No. 16/958,781
Filed by CHINA UNIONPAY CO., LTD., Shanghai (CN)
PCT Filed Oct. 10, 2018, PCT No. PCT/CN2018/109659
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jun. 29, 2020,
PCT Pub. No. WO2019/128378, PCT Pub. Date Jul. 4, 2019.
Claims priority of application No. 201711486762.7 (CN), filed on Dec. 29, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2020/0329112 A1, Oct. 15, 2020
Int. Cl. H04L 29/08 (2006.01); H04L 29/06 (2006.01)
CPC H04L 67/22 (2013.01) [H04L 63/08 (2013.01); H04L 67/02 (2013.01); H04L 67/42 (2013.01)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A user tracking method, comprising:
receiving, by a server, a Hyper Text Transfer Protocol, HTTP, protocol-based access request sent by a client;
in response to that the server determines that the access request comprises a preset identifier and that a current identifier value corresponding to the preset identifier matches with a historical identifier value in a historical identifier set stored by the server, determining, by the server, a user seed from the historical identifier set according to the current identifier value, wherein the historical identifier set comprises a correspondence between historical identifier values and user seeds, the historical identifier value is generated by the server based on a user seed corresponding to the historical identifier value and a random number, and the user seed is used to identify a same user recognized by the server based on the access request; and
tracking, by the server, an access behavior of the user seed.