[ic] MAGJOR New Account BUG!!!
Mon, 30 Oct 2000 14:26:24 -0500
Quoting Chris Jesseman (email@example.com):
> The first time I tried the New Account the process was correct, however, when
> I tried to create a 2nd account, I became Ross Cosby... When I tried to
> update my pref's it 'welcome ross' but 'you're not logged in'
> I can't reproduce it on http://demo.akopia.com/cgi-bin/iccvsrw
> Also, I can't reproduce it on a test default copy of V4.5.6 that I had lying
> around... What version of IC are you using? your system setup? If you
> install a new construct catalog on the same server does it still cause this
> problem? -Chris Jesseman
> Go to www.webuildpcs.com or try on your own ic site. I would try on ours
> becasue we know the problem is here.
> >From the first page, click on the log in button on the top of the site,
> then click on new account button, then the last person who created an account
> has their info in the fields. After you screw around for a while on the
> site, or go in with something in your basket - this does not always appear.
This would normally only happen if you have the following sequence of
1. Hard-link to your site that includes a session number (i.e. an
affiliate clipping and pasting or a sloppy web-page view-source
2. "WideOpen Yes" in catalog.cfg
3. SessionExpire not reached
The answer to the problem is to correct 1 or 2. WideOpen is usually
only needed when you have a split secure/non-secure URL, which is never
don't need WideOpen when the cookie is valid for both your secure and
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