[ic] Re: Odd https/redirect behavior
greg at valuemedia.com
Thu Sep 30 13:53:19 EDT 2004
Janine A Sisk wrote:
> No one has any ideas? Please tell me I'm not the only one this has
> ever happened to - I hate that! :)
> Suggestions on how to go about debugging this are welcome too - I know
> Perl, but am not familiar with the Interchange source at all.
> On Sep 29, 2004, at 4:27 PM, Janine A Sisk wrote:
>> I have had one Interchange site site set up for a few months, and
>> recently set up a second one on the same system. Things went
>> swimmingly until I tried to access the admin pages.
>> On the site that works, if I go to
>> http://www.site1.com/cgi-bin/shop/admin I get redirected to
>> https://www.readerscatalog.com/cgi-bin/shop/admin/login.html to log
>> in, and I stay in https the entire time I'm using the admin pages.
>> On the new site I don't get redirected to https, and if I put in the
>> https part manually I get redirected back to http on the next page
>> load. But https *is* working; I can manually go to
>> https://www.site2.com/cgi-bin/shop/admin/login.html and it works just
>> I have verified that SECURE_SERVER is set correctly, but that's about
>> as far as I've gotten due to a second problem: it appears that the
>> login cookie isn't being written or found or something. Each admin
>> page I go to I have to log in over again. I know cookies are working
>> in my browser generally, and I can see that this site has written an
>> MV_SESSION_ID cookie, but perhaps that is a different one. It's
>> probably related to the above problem somehow.
>> Any suggestions? If https wasn't working at all I'd know what to do,
>> more or less, but I've never had a problem like this before. BTW we
>> are not using virtual hosts; each site has it's own IP address.
Did you check your UI_SECURE setting in variable.txt?
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