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RipeMelon
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Login problems for new users

Postby RipeMelon » Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:06 am

Hey,

I just made an account and had trouble posting to forums.
I logged in at front page and everything was fine, but when I moved to forums it showed this in upper right corner:


This was even there when I wasn't logged in!

Only way was to use Chromes Incognito mode, go to forum page 'log out' and then log in again

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Re: Login problems for new users

Postby mpowell » Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:46 pm

Hmm... thanks for reporting this! That's really odd.

We'll try and reproduce the issue, so that we can get it fixed up!

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Re: Login problems for new users

Postby movieboy » Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:59 pm

This is not just for new users. I have faced this occasionally - viewtopic.php?t=7669

Even now it happens once in a while - say once in 2-3 months.

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Re: Login problems for new users

Postby movieboy » Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:16 am

His this issue again today

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Re: Login problems for new users

Postby mpowell » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:44 pm

It might just be that the session has expired, if it only happens every couple weeks. But it's not the best behavior -- we should definitely be redirecting back to the signin page once a session expires.

Anyway, we'll be taking a look soon :) Thanks for the additional information!

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Re: Login problems for new users

Postby RipeMelon » Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:50 am

I didn't check but it seems its a cookie think. Maybe new visitor gets an empty cookie signed to it

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Re: Login problems for new users

Postby movieboy » Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:26 am

[quote="mpowell"]It might just be that the session has expired, if it only happens every couple weeks. But it's not the best behavior -- we should definitely be redirecting back to the signin page once a session expires.

Anyway, we'll be taking a look soon :) Thanks for the additional information![/quote]

Thank you. Also, if this gets redirected to login page, then post login, it should take you back to the page from which you came. I think, this doesn't happen.


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