Solved

Keeping users logged in across server. (Multiple sites on same server.)

Posted on 2004-07-31
4
210 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
I have several different sites that reside on the same server(virtual sites with the same I.P.). I would like to issue my members one username/password and keep them logged in across all of our sites.
0
Comment
Question by:noelh
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:meet_zorrer
ID: 11687089
Hi,

You can use cookies as your i.p doesn't change so the cookies in http://www.server.com will be available in http://virual.server.com

Regards,
Meet
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:zac_charles
ID: 11687140
or you could use database sessions
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:zac_charles
ID: 11687144
and im not quite sure if setting the cookie server to http://www.server.com would work, http://server.com would work though. I could be wrong...
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
_KM_ earned 250 total points
ID: 11692927
an easy solution would be to place a session ID in the URL's on all of the links, or if you wanted nice neat looking URL's then you could try something like iframes to log in to all servers at the same time, but that wouldn't be too cross-browser compatible
0

Featured Post

Don't Cry: How Liquid Web is Ensuring Security

WannaCry is just the start. Read how Liquid Web is protecting itself and its customers against new threats.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article discusses how to create an extensible mechanism for linked drop downs.
Many old projects have bad code, but the budget doesn't exist to rewrite the codebase. You can update this code to be safer by introducing contemporary input validation, sanitation, and safer database queries.
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
This tutorial will teach you the core code needed to finalize the addition of a watermark to your image. The viewer will use a small PHP class to learn and create a watermark.

734 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question