[pmwiki-users] Authentication timeout
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Sun Aug 22 22:24:08 CDT 2010
On 8/22/2010 11:07 PM, David Kramer wrote:
> I've been using PMWiki for a few years, though I'm far from an expert in
> it. I use it for coordinating some user groups and non-profit orgs.
> I just upgraded my server from Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04LTS. Everything
> seems to be pretty much working, but I'm finding for pages with
> passwords in PMWiki, I have to enter the password each time. The
> authentication doesn't last even for seconds. I have tried multiple
> browsers and multiple client OSes and machines to ensure this is not a
> client-side issue.
> I've scanned the list and here's the relevant settings that might be
> affecting it in /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini:
> session.cache_expire = 180
> session.gc_divisor = 1000
> session.gc_maxlifetime = 1440
> Obviously a lot changed when I upgraded, so I'm not positive whether the
> problem is with PHP, PMWiki, or Apache. I can say that HTTP auth works
> as usual for other things I have on the same server.
> What can I look at next?
"Ubuntu 10.04 comes with PHP 5.3. For this version of PHP you should use
PmWiki 2.2.8 or later (if you are running a much older PmWiki version,
look at the release notes  before upgrading).
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