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Postby Hardhead » Sat Feb 19, 2005 9:56 am

Hey Tom,

Sometimes I have to login again after I have already done so. Just happened a minute ago. Strange, I could still see my name in the forum but was not logged in. This happened yesterday too.

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Postby beetlejuice » Sat Feb 19, 2005 11:45 am

That's happened to me especially when I want to quote a post.
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Postby MadameX » Sat Feb 19, 2005 1:50 pm

Happened here too.

A bit odd, that.

Seeing yourself listed at the bottom but the top says to log in...

:shock:

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Postby Hardhead » Sat Feb 19, 2005 7:55 pm

Hey Tom,
Sometimes it will not let you log off either. Example: Log out [ Hardhead ] and close the browser and come back to the site and I'm still logged in. :shock:

Regards,
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Postby Johnincal » Sun Feb 20, 2005 12:47 am

Hardhead wrote:Hey Tom,
Sometimes it will not let you log off either. Example: Log out [ Hardhead ] and close the browser and come back to the site and I'm still logged in. :shock:

Regards,
Tim

Well Hardhead, it is obvious that when you join this forum Tom does not let you go! :shock: :shock:

If you wake up at your computer and it seems that you always find that you are in this forum, I would contact a professional. :lol:

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Postby TeMerc » Sun Feb 20, 2005 1:00 am

Hardhead wrote:Hey Tom,
Sometimes it will not let you log off either. Example: Log out [ Hardhead ] and close the browser and come back to the site and I'm still logged in. :shock:

Regards,
Tim

Seems JeanInMomtana had a similar problem, unsure what to do about it tho. :?

Perhaps wait a longer period of time :?: Something to do with cookie settings maybe :?:
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Postby poet » Sun Feb 20, 2005 4:54 am

There is mention in the FAQ that unless you select the "Log me in automatically" option, the forum will only let you stay logged in for a preset time. It doesn't state whether the Admins have control over the duration of the preset limit, and it doesn't seem to be related to inactivity.

I suspect this is behind some of the problems reported in this thread.

And because the page is still in your browser cache, you will see yourself as still logged in - until you try to post a message, which will cause the page to update and tell you you need to log in.

(Um - I hope that was clear - I think it made sense to me :? )

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Postby JeanInMontana » Sun Feb 20, 2005 11:20 am

TeMerc wrote:
Hardhead wrote:Hey Tom,
Sometimes it will not let you log off either. Example: Log out [ Hardhead ] and close the browser and come back to the site and I'm still logged in. :shock:

Regards,
Tim

Seems JeanInMomtana had a similar problem, unsure what to do about it tho. :?

Perhaps wait a longer period of time :?: Something to do with cookie settings maybe :?:

I rebooted and things worked again....I did clear cookies and temp files before the reboot thinking that was the problem.

And because the page is still in your browser cache, you will see yourself as still logged in - until you try to post a message, which will cause the page to update and tell you you need to log in.


I was coming from a topic notification link....and it wouldn't let me post, I kept getting sent to the logon. But wouldn't let me logon because the site showed me as logged on....so I tried clearing cookies/temp files and that didn't work. I rebooted and tried FF worked fine then I tried MSNIE again and it worked. :?
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Postby Hardhead » Sun Feb 20, 2005 11:35 am

Sorry I forgot to metion that if you click log off again it will clear your name from the forum and you will be logged off.

Tom, I do believe it is a cookie setting that needs to be adjusted. :wink:

I also noticed that the new posts were not working either yesterday. The icon to the left of each forum. They are working correctly today. :)

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Postby mushypeaman » Tue Feb 22, 2005 10:09 am

Well here's my two pennyworth to what's been said above. I fill in my login details and then I'm advised that these are wrong. I doesn't make any difference whether I tick the 'log me in automatically' or not. No matter how many times I do this, the login is rejected. BUT, if I ignore the rejection and click the link for the Forums Index, then when I get there I find I'm shown as logged in, and I am in fact logged in. Thereafter, when I'm browsing a forum, my name is sometimes shown as browsing it; sometimes not.

I'll end with a bouquet. I love the site; beautifully structured; excellent.

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Postby TeMerc » Tue Feb 22, 2005 11:02 am

mushypeaman wrote:Well here's my two pennyworth to what's been said above. I fill in my login details and then I'm advised that these are wrong. I doesn't make any difference whether I tick the 'log me in automatically' or not. No matter how many times I do this, the login is rejected. BUT, if I ignore the rejection and click the link for the Forums Index, then when I get there I find I'm shown as logged in, and I am in fact logged in. Thereafter, when I'm browsing a forum, my name is sometimes shown as browsing it; sometimes not.

I'll end with a bouquet. I love the site; beautifully structured; excellent.

Mushy, I have had the same thing happen, but it was only in the very begiining of the forum setup, it no longer happens tho.

Guess we need to see what\who else has troubles similar to these.

And thanks for the compliment about the site.
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Postby Johnincal » Tue Feb 22, 2005 10:34 pm

This has happened to me also, but now I am always logged in as soon as I reach the site and no longer have this issue.

I belong to a couple of different forums that use this software and it is useally very reliable and good.

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Postby suzi » Wed Feb 23, 2005 12:01 am

Tom,

You can set the duration of time for the forum session cookie in the board's admin control panel in General Admin, forum configuration. If you take a look at SWW's you can see how I set it up. You can also give the cookie a name. 8)
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