[rt-users] Logging in doesn't work

Jesse jesse at fsck.com
Tue Nov 7 10:45:12 EST 2000

I suspect you're referencing the server by http://foo/ instead of http://foo.bar.com/   that can definitely mess with the cookie parsing.

On Tue, Nov 07, 2000 at 12:49:28PM +0100, Wouter Hanegraaff wrote:
> Hi,
> I am having serious trouble logging into the web interface. I set warn
> on all cookies in my browser (netscape 4.75) to track what's going on.
> First, I log in, and wants to set two cookies, RT_PASSWORD and
> RT_USERNAME. I allow the cookies, and am presented with the queue
> screen. Then, I click on one of the serial numbers to view the events.
> Now, I get again two cookie requests, again for RT_PASSWORD and
> RT_USERNAME. But now both are *reset* to the empty string, and
> consequently I end up at the login screen.
> One sort of workaround seems to be pressing shift-reload directly after
> logging in. Now the cookies are set to the correct values, and from then
> I am able to view requests. 
> When I'm using webrt, I also noted that the pages are not always
> refreshed: sometimes, when opening a request, the latest changes are not
> visible until I shift-reload that page.
> What's going on? 
> Wouter
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