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Why am I continually being told I need to log in and then promptly being logged out?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Tanivar, May 7, 2015.

  1. Tanivar

    Tanivar Crazed Zealot
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    This is getting old Stratics Folks, can you fix this problem? I've cleaned out everything as someone else was told to do due to some dns change or whatever and the problem goes on. I can't post and I can't access conversations.

    Edit: Can start new threads though. :rolleyes:
     
  2. Val'lyn De'ana

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    I think it's the mean ole Siege veterans who are doing it...and just to you :)

    -Val'lyn
     
  3. Kirthag

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    Hi Tanivar.
    Looking into it.

    Is anyone else experiencing wonkiness?
     
  4. Tjalle

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    Me.
     
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  5. Angel of Sonoma

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    I've had intermitten issues last night and today. If I open a link in a new tab, I get logged out. A few times when I've used the back button on the browser, I get a message that I must wait 6 seconds or 2 seconds before that action can be completed. If I post a reply and hit the back button on the browser the response gets posted multiple times.
     
  6. Tomarke

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    It's been intermittent with me for the past couple of days on both my laptop and my desktop.
     
  7. Kirthag

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    I'm thinking it has something to do with session timers via our new dns...
    checking.
     
  8. Aurelius

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    Happening to me now as well... the system asks me if I want to be kept logged in and then ignores my answer :(
     
  9. Merus

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    Experiencing this intermittently as well.
     
  10. Tanivar

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    You Siege Vets seem to have some guilty feelings, calling yourselves evil and now mean. ;)

    EDIT: Hey I'm still logged in! Thanks Stratics Folks!
     
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  11. Barania

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    I seem to always getting logged out when typing a response to a post. I actually had to write down my password on a piece of paper so I could log in again. Something is way whacked out.

    Jack Nickelson
     
  12. Tanivar

    Tanivar Crazed Zealot
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    I'm wearing the letters off my keyboard this morning from all the logging back in I'm having to do, can you switch back to the old system that worked? Even changing pages on a thread is logging me out today.
     
  13. Kirthag

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    yup, can barly post at all. Wont let me log back on, keeps asking for a captcha to prove im human.
     
  15. Tanivar

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    I'm running Firefox 37.0.2 on Windows 7. I'll go run that Har file.

    EDIT: Actually no I won't. Don't care for the licensing agreement. Eventually you will switch to a working forum program someday. <waves>
     
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  16. Lord Taliesin

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    I just started experiencing this issue. iOS Safari, not sure if it's happening on my computer as well.
     
  17. Uriah Heep

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    yes
     
  18. Keith of Sonoma

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    I'm tired of getting bumped out. I think I will go somewhere else for a bit. Holler if y'all get it fixed!!!!!!
     
  19. Aurelius

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    Was reading this thread, hit the link at the top to go back to UHall - and arrived at UHall, but logged out....

    Not trying to post anything, or edit anything, simply moving off one page to another is frequently enough to log me out! Can't for the life of me see that anything on my PC is causing this, since if I close the browser and restart, and hit the favourites for Stratics - I am logged in, automatically, every time. Until I try actually moving around the forums, then it's just a matter of time before it kicks me out again.
     
  20. petemage

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    Same for me *bump*
     
  21. TheDrAJ

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    weird logouts
     
  22. petemage

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    Plus it always resets to that horrible 90s style when I'm logged out.

    Just logged me out again ..
     
  23. Aibal

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    I get it too. Pain in the rear.
     
  24. Kirthag

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    Some changes were made to the server over the weekend.

    Please clean out your cookies and allow the server to reset the cookies.
    That should help.

    It is good practice to clean out cookies and browser history once in a while. :)
     
  25. Zeke

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    I was fine till today, now I get logged out as well.
     
  26. Keith of Sonoma

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    I'm sorry, but in my opinion, this is pitiful. Switch pages, have to re log in, log in, read some posts and and switch pages and get logged out. RE LOG IN AGAIN, and the post I just read shows to be "new" again. It wasn't broken, so why try to fix it? It seems to have just messed a bunch of things up.
     
  27. Kirthag

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    some security things were done with our servers about 10 days ago which are being tweaked.
     
  28. S_S

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    I've cleaned out cookies and still getting this darn crap with logging out. :(
     
  29. Merus

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    Earlier today was by far the worst it has been for me. Literally every page change or attempt to post resulted in getting logged out. I would log in, enter a thread, log in again, attempt to post and have to log in again, refresh back the the Uhall screen and have to log in again... rise and repeat...
     
  30. Kirthag

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    we are working on it.

    i know is frustrating for all of you... and it is really frustrating for me as well since I'm not experiencing this activity. :(
    there's been a change in the security of our server which will look for specific types of activity. if found, the user(s) are logged and bounced off the server.
    the settings are being tweaked and adjusted.

    can you guys let me know the following.
    • broswer in use
    • amount of time logged in before logout
     
  31. Lord Taliesin

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    Did the server updates involve switching to EA-brand hamsters? :p
     
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    This explains it all.
     
  33. Tanivar

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    Well you are certainly making yourselves secure from your customers, getting to be more bother than it's worth coming here.
     
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    Firefox in this instance, but similar was happening yesterday with Chrome as well-

    Less than two minutes - browsed a couple of threads on UHall and Europa forum, accidentally hit the link for the Europa EM forum, and got 'requested forum cannot be found - but was also logged out.

    Restarted the browser, logged in automatically, looked at one thread - 'The Smuggler' - on UHall that at that time had only two posts in it, and returning to UHall again was logged out..... so maybe 30-40 seconds....


    All the cookies on both browsers were cleared out yesterday night, I'm certain it's really not something at my end of the system doing this......


    Edit : And a couple of minutes later - reading a thread on UHall, hit the 'back' button on the browser to get back to the main forum, and... logged out when I get there. No matter HOW I try navigate the forums, from the browser controls, or choosing a 'favourite' to move between forums, to using the menus on the forums themselves, trying to reply or post, or even following links in one thread to another thread, I have a stupidly high chance of being logged out. Not guaranteed to happen - just very, very frequently.
     
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  36. CovenantX

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    I was just checking another thread, when I opened it I was logged out (while viewing the thread). hit the "back-arrow" and was logged in. opened the thread again and was logged out.
    hit back, was logged in, refreshed page while I was still logged in then was logged out upon refresh. closing all tabs, and reloading browser to stratics forums I'm logged in without needing to manually log in...

    Firefox.

    I seem to be logged out more frequently when I view threads that I have not viewed previously.
     
  37. Tanivar

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    Really good changes Ron Bron, today I managed to check the conversation your posting to once and now every changed screen or conversation/alerts buttons checks logs me out as well. You want your system so secure your site users can't use your site? Fine.

    If you switch to another security setup that isn't so overdone and your system becomes actually usable again let me know. I imagine you have my email from my stratics account info.

    EDIT: Wow.... I wasn't logged out posting this. I'm gonna go buy a lottery ticket! :rolleyes:
     
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  38. Lord Frodo

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    I am using Chrome and I am NOT having this problem.
     
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  39. Zynia

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    So.. unfortunately I'm not being logged out constantly like the rest of you, but I was just prompted if i was sure that i wanted to like a post. WHY DO YOU NEED MY VALIDATION?! lol I pushed like!! how annoying.. i loved that easy feature of just clicking like, bam, you and xxx others like this. cool. gotta be all complicated and confirm now :(

    EDIT: I liked Frodo's post and it didn't ask me to confirm? what in the... (and I use Chrome as well.)
     
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    The security is being tweaked - and we cannot keep tweaking every 5 minutes, we need to see how the service is affected.
    Not sure why it asked you for validation for a "like" action @Zynia - did it bring up a new window asking you for a captcha validation? was it just a popup sort of thing?
     
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  41. Aurelius

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    Well this gets sillier.... opened the browser, came to UHall where I usually am automatically logged in but not this time, so chose login and 'keep me logged in' - and instantly back to UHall NOT logged in at all! Took three tries to even log in once.....
     
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  42. Tanivar

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    Stop tweaking the security system and just replace it.
     
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    Today all my devices reported a wrong password for me. I had to reset my password to even login.
     
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    Like in "We now redirect all encrypted https traffic to an non-encrypted standard http connection"? Cant see where that is an enhancement on the user side of security. But maybe it's just me worried about the average Joe now reading my passwords whenever I may end on a public wifi.
     
  45. James Moriarty

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    I have the same problems is Urinating me off. Today i had to log in 4 times to make one post
     
  46. petemage

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    But knowing there is no viable alternative to stratics we all just eat that crap and go on hehe :D
     
  47. Zynia

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    It took me to another page that said "Are you sure you want to like this post?" and I clicked yes, and it took me back to the thread. I did not take a screenshot, I'm on the lookout though!