Re: [greenstone-users] cross-collection search and authentication problem

From Birgit Kellner
DateThu, 17 Nov 2005 22:32:46 +0100
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] cross-collection search and authentication problem
In-Reply-To (437CE9B6-8010200-cs-waikato-ac-nz)
Hi Katerine,

Katherine Don wrote:

>Hi Birgit
>
>Can you clarify what is happening a bit more. When do you get the login
>prompt?
>When I have used "authenticate collection", I need to login when I enter
>the collection, and then after that I remain logged in until I go to a
>different collection.
>
>Do you get the login prompt with each access of a document?
>
>
Yes. Not only with each access of a document, but also, after I have
logged in, with each click on a link in the interface ("search", or one
of the links to the indexes that I have defined).

>Are you using standard greenstone or have you modified anything?
>
>
Not modified anything. This is version 2.60.

>Do you have cookies enabled? (I am not sure if authentication uses
>cookies or not)
>
>
yes.

>Is the e argument present in each URL you are accessing?
>
>
This is what a link url looks like:
http://www.istb.univie.ac.at/cgi-bin/library?e=p-000-00---0istb--00-0-0--0prompt-10---4------0-1l--1-en-50---20-about---00031-001-1kellner-0utfZz-8-00&a=d&cl=CL1

>Regards,
>Katherine
>
>
>
Thanks for your help,

Birgit