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From H.vanderLin...@MI.unimaas.nl
Subject RE: HELP! LOSING authentication from session context!
Date Fri, 07 May 2004 12:19:03 GMT
AAARGH that was it! Thanks for pointing to it, I must have overlooked about
a dozen times. :-(

Bye, Helma

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Spackman [mailto:john.spackman@zenesis.com] 
> Sent: Friday, 07 May 2004 12:04
> To: users@cocoon.apache.org
> Subject: RE: HELP! LOSING authentication from session context!
> 
> 
> AFAIK, the authentication context is only available inside 
> the action protecting a page - which means that all pages 
> must be explicitly protected.  You can protect multiple pages 
> within a single protection action, and there is an example in 
> the docs 
> (http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/developing/webapps/authenticatio
> n.html in the section "Pipeline Patterns") on how to do it.  
> I haven't started using it yet, but reading the list I 
> believe there is a restriction where the protection can only 
> happen in the sitemap that declares the authentication 
> handler - if you try to use it in a subsitemap you get an 
> error saying it doesn't exist, and if you re-declare it then 
> your users have to log in all over again.
> 
> Does anyone know if that's fixed yet, or is it still a TODO?  
> This is something I really need support for RSN so if it's 
> not done, please can someone tell me give me some hints on 
> what to do and I'll get onto it?
> 
> John
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: H.vanderLinden@MI.unimaas.nl 
> [mailto:H.vanderLinden@MI.unimaas.nl]
> 
> Sent: 07 May 2004 11:39
> To: users@cocoon.apache.org
> Subject: RE: HELP! LOSING authentication from session context!
> 
> 
> Oops, noticed an error in the subject. Hope this makes it clearer.
> 
> Bye, Helma
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: H.vanderLinden@MI.unimaas.nl 
> > [mailto:H.vanderLinden@MI.unimaas.nl]
> > Sent: Friday, 07 May 2004 11:04
> > To: users@cocoon.apache.org
> > Subject: HELP! using authentication from session context!
> > 
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > could someone please help? I built the authentication along 
> the lines 
> > of the various examples, but using flow scripts instead of actions. 
> > All this works well and a <authentication> section is added to the 
> > session context. I retrieve this with <session:getxml 
> > context="authentication" path="/"/> and a session transformer.
> > 
> > All this works well... until I suddenly get to a different 
> page and an 
> > error comes along stating that the "authentication" context is no 
> > longer available! I cannot figure out what happens. It does happen 
> > with the same pages everytime, but some of them follow the same 
> > pattern as others that don't have this problem.
> > 
> > More specific:
> > I log in, I get a page to search for a person, login info 
> is displayed 
> > (correct), I select several other pages in the menu list 
> and they are 
> > also correctly displayed.
> > 
> > I log in, I get a page to search for a person, login info 
> is displayed 
> > (correct), I select "about" or "news" and I get the above 
> error. If I 
> > press "back" and select one of the above pages, they are displayed 
> > correctly.
> > 
> > I log in, I get a page to search for a person, login info 
> is displayed 
> > (correct), I enter info and press submit, I get the above error.
> > 
> > 
> > Bye,
> > 
> > Helma van der Linden
> > Medical Informatics
> > University Maastricht
> > POBOX 616
> > 6200 MD Maastricht
> > The Netherlands
> > h.vanderlinden@mi.unimaas.nl
> > 
> > 
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