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Error logging in using ssl in 1.1.6

Postby jfenton » Thu Apr 22, 2004 12:56 pm

I've created a secured login page using the following rewrite rule:

RewriteRule ^/login.php$ https://www.ojs.university.edu/login.php [R,L]

This worked consistently in v.1.1.5, but when I upgraded to v.1.1.6 I sometimes get results like the following (from the ssl access logs): - - [20/Apr/2004:17:23:16 -0400] "POST /login.php?op=login HTTP/1.1" 302 - - - [20/Apr/2004:17:23:17 -0400] "GET /httpsadmin/user/index.php HTTP/1.1" 404 311

OR - - [22/Apr/2004:15:48:32 -0400] "GET /login.php?op=login HTTP/1.1" 302 - - - [22/Apr/2004:15:48:32 -0400] "GET /httpsadmin/editor/editor.php HTTP/1.1" 404 314

Any idea what's going on or how to fix it? Notice the additional "/https" prefixed to the base url
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Postby kevin » Thu Apr 22, 2004 1:08 pm

There's a small bug in OJS 1.1.6 that will break HTTPS redirects. We haven't released a fixed version yet, but it's just a one line change in include/common.php:

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-       $baseurl = isset($_SERVER['HTTPS']) ? 'https' : 'http' . '://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . preg_replace('!/admin.*$!', '', dirname($_SERVER['SCRIPT_NAME'])) . '/';
+       $baseurl = (isset($_SERVER['HTTPS']) ? 'https' : 'http') . '://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . preg_replace('!/admin.*$!', '', dirname($_SERVER['SCRIPT_NAME'])) . '/';
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