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"force_login_ssl = on" & right sidebar

Postby victorp » Sun Jan 26, 2014 8:29 am

I have finished doing the web installation of OJS 2.4.3 and am now tweaking the config.inc.php file.

I want to use SSL only for OJS login, so I need to change "force_login_ssl" to "= On" which will change the URL access for the login page to "https://www.example.com/index.php/index/login. However, I notice that the right sidebar will always show the user login panel in almost every page if the user is not log in, inviting the user to login at any time.

So my question is: if I enable "force_login_ssl", will the user login credential in the right sidebar be encrypted for transmission from pages other than the OJS login page?

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Re: "force_login_ssl = on" & right sidebar

Postby asmecher » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:16 am

Hi Victor,

Yes, that setting should also change the form submit URL for the sidebar login form. You can verify this for yourself by turning on the setting and using View Source in your browser.

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