Logout doesn't work (sometimes).

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Logout doesn't work (sometimes).

Postby AlexandrosG » Wed Feb 06, 2013 6:39 am

Hi! I have installed OJS 2.3.8 two months ago.
During the last 2 weeks the logout link sometimes work and sometimes not!
When it is not working the user remains logged in after pressing the logout link (no matter how many times i press the logout link).
I have to close the browser window and open it again to see the user logged out.
This happens with both Firefox and Chrome.
I tried to clear the browser cache but it is not helping.
If i loggout (when it is not working), leave the browser alone for a few minutes and then refresh i can see the user logged out! (i am not sure about this last one, i will check it again)

Any idea? It an OJS bug or it is something wrong with my computer/network? :?

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Re: Logout doesn't work (sometimes) - SOLVED!

Postby AlexandrosG » Wed Feb 20, 2013 5:03 am

Ok! I figured it out!
We had set up the SSL only for the login pages and that was creating a "cookie/priviledge" problem when moving from administration pages to login pages (e.g while logging out).
Setting up SSL for all pages solved the problem! :wink:

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Re: Logout doesn't work (sometimes).

Postby asmecher » Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:31 am

Hi AlexandrosG,

Thanks for following up!

Alec Smecher
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