[TYPO3-english] Multiple login issues when login box on home/root page

Jure Dejanovic jure at devisu.com
Thu Jan 3 13:03:49 CET 2013

Hi again,

Not so many answers :-(

I forgot to say that it is on a TYPO3 version 4.7.2.
If you need more, information, just ask.

Did really no one encounter the same issue ?


Le 2/01/2013 10:24, Jure Dejanovic a écrit :
> Hi all and an happy new year ;-)
> Some help needed here as I'm stuck now without any idea on how to fix
> this... after several days of work.
> Here's the story:
> As far as there is no login box on the home/root page of my website,
> there are no problems. All login boxes on sub-pages are working fine.
> But as soon as I put a login box on the home/root page, none are working
> anymore depending on the browser and/or computer.
> I'm using fe_login, but I know that the authentication process is a core
> feature.
> For example:
> - I'm unable to login through chrome except when I do some
> manipulations: Erasing session cookies, refreshing the page and logging.
> This trick is not working on my customer browser/machine.
> - I have no problem to login through IE9 but my customer do and a lot of
> his customers too.
> - Sometimes, I can't login through the home/root page of firefox,
> whatever I do. To be able to login again, I have to use the sub-page
> login box, when done, then I can login via the home/root page again.
> Some remarks:
> - First user's login seems to be always ok. But after the first login,
> problems mentioned here above are appearing.
> - This issue was not present on my test server. It appeared on the
> production one. Migrating back the production site to the test server
> didn't solve the issue.
> - I set the permalogin, but with all this issues, I removed it. But
> didn't solve the issue neither.
> - I tried to set those parameters to multiple values
> $TYPO3_CONF_VARS['FE']['lockIP'] = '0';
> $TYPO3_CONF_VARS['FE']['lifetime'] = '464'; // Modified or inserted by
> TYPO3 Install Tool.
> $TYPO3_CONF_VARS['FE']['sessionDataLifetime'] = '31536000'; // Modified
> or inserted by TYPO3 Install Tool.
> $TYPO3_CONF_VARS['FE']['permalogin'] = '1';
> $TYPO3_CONF_VARS['FE']['maxSessionDataSize'] = '100000'; // Modified or
> inserted by TYPO3 Install Tool.
> But no hope...
> I guess that it is a cookie issue but I don't know in which way as there
> are such a variety of behavior... depending on machines, browser and
> user's history.
> I did a lot of research on google, maybe in a wrong way as I didn't
> found anything to help me much further. I just found some traces that
> others had the same issue, but very few:
> http://old.nabble.com/Re%3A-tx_felogin_pi1-on-every-page-not-working-as-typoscriptObjectPath-p34491732.html
> If someone could help, or at least give me a clue where to search, I'll
> be very grateful as this issue is driving me mad.
> None the less, I wish all of you a happy new year,
> Jure

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