Hi Bill. BTW, thanks for all the help you have provide much appreciated.
> When redirecting to another domain you need to provide a
> means for the session to be continued. For example, a unique
> identifier (i.e, the session cookie) could be appended to the
> query string. The server to which the user is redirected
> uses the uid to re-establish session cookies. Of course your
> application server must allow you to use the same session
> identifier with different domains.
Okay I may have confused you here but there is no redirect to another
domain. The client logs in by going to
http://blowfish.venmarces.com/login/. If authentication is successful
the authenticated client is redirected to
https://blowfish.venmarces.com/ (the homepage) else if the
authentication fails the login page is displayed with applicable error
messages. Normally the client would be on SSL the entire time but until
I can get SSL to work with Perl I'm just not using SSL at the login
page. There is already a process in place that maintains the session
using PHP sessions. The sessions are maintained from the server to the
client's cookie. This process works perfectly outside of using Swish-e
and is in use on a production server as well.
Oh no way, just after typing the above I think I may have an idea of the
problem. The redirect from /login/ to / is using SSL. SSL is not working
with Perl at the moment. I wish I knew how to make SSL work with Perl.
Bingo this is the problem. I remove all references to using SSL and it
appears to be working I think. Can you take a look to see if it appears
to be working correctly,
> Is spider.pl configured to know that the server to which you
> are redirecting is the 'same' as the original. If not, the
> spider will interpret the redirected page as an 'off-site
> link' and halt.
Mmm... well in this case I'm not leaving the domain that the
authentication occurs on just changing the path from /login/ to /.
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