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Some Forum Strangeness

Postby Devildogff » Tue Feb 03, 2015 3:37 am

Anyone else have issues accessing these forums? I can only access them from my phone, as accessing them from my laptop or computer causes me to lose my IP address or worse, like a BSOD just now.

It's very strange.
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Re: Some Forum Strangeness

Postby Devildogff » Tue Feb 03, 2015 3:38 am

Figured it out. It was a link I was using from Sven's email that my computer DOES NOT LIKE. Really strange.
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Re: Some Forum Strangeness

Postby sven » Tue Feb 03, 2015 3:41 am

Well, actually, I do I think there's a configuration problem here.

The "remember me" feature doesn't seem to be working properly for either myself or Arioch. Could involve some sort of cookie setup bug. I'm looking into it...

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Re: Some Forum Strangeness

Postby Arioch » Tue Feb 03, 2015 6:44 am

I don't know whether it's relevant, but I notice that in the 'Manage “Remember Me” login keys' section in the Profile tab of the User Control Panel, it shows the IP of all my login attempts as being localhost (127.0.0.1).

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Re: Some Forum Strangeness

Postby Devildogff » Tue Feb 03, 2015 8:36 pm

Okay, I was too quick to give the all clear. I ALWAYS lose my IP address when I try to visit these forums on one of my computers. 100% of the time. I have to reboot just to recover.
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Re: Some Forum Strangeness

Postby sven » Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:59 pm

It may be fixed now. At least, I can't replicate the bug anymore :)

Let me know if you notice any more issues.

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Re: Some Forum Strangeness

Postby Arioch » Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:07 pm

It's storing my correct IP address now, and it appears to work if I go the Stars in Shadow forum url: [removed] but if I go back to starsinshadow.com/forum/ it logs me out.

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Re: Some Forum Strangeness

Postby sven » Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:39 pm

Arioch wrote:It's storing my correct IP address now, and it appears to work if I go the Stars in Shadow forum url: [removed] but if I go back to starsinshadow.com/forum/ it logs me out.


hrm. i saw this happen a few times while testing the changes -- but, after enough logging out, logging in, closing the browser, and so forth, it seems to have gone away. my hope would be that we still have some bugs left over from the old setup -- but that they'll go away eventually provided that people keep persistently checking "remember me" every time the option presents itself.

can you still replicate the bug after a browser restart?

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Re: Some Forum Strangeness

Postby Sky » Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:50 pm

This kind of thing happens when the forum belives it's on localhost, forcing some OS a redirection to their localhost that results in droping their actual (external) ip. Should be fixed with changing all internal ip reference to external ones in the forum itself.

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Re: Some Forum Strangeness

Postby Arioch » Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:53 pm

sven wrote:can you still replicate the bug after a browser restart?

Yes, even after a complete reboot, on both Chrome and IE11.

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Re: Some Forum Strangeness

Postby luciderous » Fri Feb 06, 2015 12:59 pm

sven wrote:The "remember me" feature doesn't seem to be working properly for either myself or Arioch.

Neither it does for me :( Using Google Chrome here, if that helps.

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Re: Some Forum Strangeness

Postby luciderous » Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:34 pm

The issue seems to be fixed as of today.

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Re: Some Forum Strangeness

Postby sven » Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:51 pm

luciderous wrote:The issue seems to be fixed as of today.


Hopefully, we've tracked down the last of the issues :) Many thanks to Arioch and luciderous for helping figure this one out. If anyone's still having problems, please post about it here.


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