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From "Tim Burden" <...@Burden.ca>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Please Help With Cookies
Date Sun, 30 May 2004 19:42:27 GMT
I don't use apache or mysql on Windows, but I don't think there's anything
in the phpMyAdmin code that would prevent it from working perfectly well on
Windows.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Barth (John) Jones" <musicbybarth@alltel.net>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 3:38 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Please Help With Cookies


> Hello Tim.  I had been exchanging questions with Ryan Schefke about
> server-side programming and he had to step away.  I'm wondering about
> compatibility of PHPMyAdmin and MySQL on the same Windows XP Pro platform.
> Do you know of any issues in this area?
>
> Thanks
>
> Barth Jones
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Tim Burden" <Tim@Burden.ca>
> To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
> Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 1:42 PM
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Please Help With Cookies
>
>
> > It means what it says. Apache doesn't have permission to write in the
> > directory owned by the ftp user (you). chmod the dir 777.
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Ryan Schefke" <ryanschefke@triomfgroup.com>
> > To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
> > Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 1:37 PM
> > Subject: RE: [users@httpd] Please Help With Cookies
> >
> >
> > > Okay Tim, I REALLY appreciate your help.
> > >
> > > If you're up for it, I have yet another challenge (using mkdir()
> function
> > > that worked fine on my local (windows) machine and now gives me error
> > below
> > > on hosted (linux) machine.
> > >
> > > Warning: mkdir() failed (Permission denied) in
> > > /home/httpd/vhosts/tgwedding.com/httpdocs/tgwedding/signup.php on line
> 136
> > >
> > > I don't want to bother you so don't worry about it if I am bothering
> you.
> > > Some people like the challenge...me too, I'm just a bit frustrated.
> > >
> > > Ryan
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Tim Burden [mailto:Tim@Burden.ca]
> > > Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 1:32 PM
> > > To: users@httpd.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Please Help With Cookies
> > >
> > > If you don't need the cookie to last longer than the session, it might
> be
> > > worth using sessions instead. See if that gets through your firewall.
As
> > far
> > > as I know there's little difference between setting a session variable
> and
> > > setting a transient cookie...it's all just stuff in the headers going
> back
> > > and forth.
> > >
> > > As to why your firewall would do that...dunno. I don't use one. Maybe
it
> > > sets your browser's security level higher when it's on.
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > From: "Ryan Schefke" <ryanschefke@triomfgroup.com>
> > > To: <users@httpd.apache.org>; <jeffrey_n_Dyke@Keane.com>;
> <Tim@Burden.ca>
> > > Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 1:17 PM
> > > Subject: RE: [users@httpd] Please Help With Cookies
> > >
> > >
> > > > Tim,
> > > >
> > > > Thanks, you seem very knowledgeable on the subject.
> > > >
> > > > Now, this is bizarre.  I was using Zone Alarm Pro (firewall) when I
> the
> > > > cookies were not being set on the Linux box.  Then, I closed down
the
> > > > firewall and ran the script...much to my surprise and embarrassment,
> it
> > > > worked.
> > > >
> > > > Then, I reopened the firewall and continued to run the script.  It
> also
> > > > worked okay then.
> > > >
> > > > I have no explanation for why this happened, any ideas?
> > > >
> > > > Can a firewall on the client PC affect cookies in some way?  Would I
> > have
> > > > been better off programming in php using sessions to avoid these
> issues?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks Tim!
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Tim Burden [mailto:Tim@Burden.ca]
> > > > Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 1:12 PM
> > > > To: users@httpd.apache.org
> > > > Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Please Help With Cookies
> > > >
> > > > By the way, the $_COOKIE array *should* be empty on the phpinfo()
page
> > > after
> > > > visiting the poll page, because the default path of a cookie is the
> > > current
> > > > directory, i.e. the directory the cookie is being set in..
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > From: "Ryan Schefke" <ryanschefke@triomfgroup.com>
> > > > To: <users@httpd.apache.org>; <Tim@Burden.ca>
> > > > Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 12:45 PM
> > > > Subject: RE: [users@httpd] Please Help With Cookies
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Tim,
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks for jumping in. Could you delete cookies in your browser,
> close
> > > > your
> > > > > browser, open it back up and try the script on the Linux box:
> > > > > http://www.tgwedding.com/tgwedding/themes/orangerose/poll.php
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm wondering if the cookies were set successfully on the windows
> box
> > > then
> > > > > assumed to be set when you ran the script on the Linux box.
> > > > >
> > > > > Please let me know if it let you vote again.
> > > > >
> > > > > Ryan
> > > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: Tim Burden [mailto:Tim@Burden.ca]
> > > > > Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 12:37 PM
> > > > > To: users@httpd.apache.org
> > > > > Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Please Help With Cookies
> > > > >
> > > > > Hmm...they both are behaving exactly the same for me. I.e. I go to
> the
> > > > poll
> > > > > page, I vote, I'm not allowed to vote any more, etc. then I go to
> the
> > > > > phpinfo() page and the array is empty...both on your Win box and
> your
> > RH
> > > > > box.
> > > > >
> > > > > Looks like you're behind a firewall for the Windows box. That
might
> be
> > > an
> > > > > important point.
> > > > >
> > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > > From: "Ryan Schefke" <ryanschefke@triomfgroup.com>
> > > > > To: <jeffrey_n_Dyke@Keane.com>; <users@httpd.apache.org>
> > > > > Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 12:11 PM
> > > > > Subject: RE: [users@httpd] Please Help With Cookies
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > > Hi Jeff,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > You seem very helpful so let me explain in detail.  Please let
me
> > know
> > > > if
> > > > > I
> > > > > > can e-mail you my "poll.php" script.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Again, it works fine on one box and not on the other.  You can
see
> > the
> > > > > > version of Apache/MySQL/PHP from the files below.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Note, I REALLY want to avoid switching register_global to off
> since
> > I
> > > > have
> > > > > > 100's of pages of php code written already with register_global
> on.
> > > All
> > > > my
> > > > > > forms etc. use the short form of variables.  It would be brutal
if
> I
> > > had
> > > > > to
> > > > > > redo everything. Again, it works find on the windows machine
but
> not
> > > > when
> > > > > I
> > > > > > transitioned my code to the linux box.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On working Windows Machine (cookies working):
> > > > > > =========================================
> > > > > > 1 - The below link contains the following code after script
> > executed:
> > > > > >
> http://samserver.sytes.net:8080/tgwedding/themes/orangerose/poll.php
> > > > > >
> > > > > > <?php
> > > > > > var_dump($_COOKIE);
> > > > > > echo phpinfo();
> > > > > > ?>
> > > > > > http://samserver.sytes.net:8080/tgwedding/phpinfo.php
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Linux Machine (cookies not working):
> > > > > > ========================================
> > > > > > 1 - The below link contains the following code after script
> > executed:
> > > > > > http://www.tgwedding.com/tgwedding/themes/orangerose/poll.php
> > > > > >
> > > > > > <?php
> > > > > > var_dump($_COOKIE);
> > > > > > echo phpinfo();
> > > > > > ?>
> > > > > > http://www.tgwedding.com/tgwedding/phpinfo.php
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Now, what is really weird is that I can write a simple script
and
> > > > > set/write
> > > > > > a cookie on the linux machine.  For example, this script,
> > > > > > http://www.tgwedding.com/tgwedding/phpinfo3.php
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Contains the code:
> > > > > > <?php
> > > > > > setcookie ("test2_ck", "7"); //
> > > > > > setcookie ("test_ck", "10"); //
> > > > > > header ('Location: phpinfo2.php');
> > > > > > ?>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > And phpinfo2.php (where it's redirected) contains this code:
> > > > > > <?php
> > > > > > echo $test2_ck; //
> > > > > > echo $test_ck; //
> > > > > > ?>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > WHICH WORKS.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I'M TOTALLY CONFUSED, PLEASE HELP.  My application is worthless
> > > without
> > > > > this
> > > > > > fix.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thanks a lot,
> > > > > > Ryan
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > > From: jeffrey_n_Dyke@Keane.com [mailto:jeffrey_n_Dyke@Keane.com]
> > > > > > Sent: Sunday, May 30, 2004 11:18 AM
> > > > > > To: users@httpd.apache.org
> > > > > > Cc: 'Ryan Schefke'; Apache Discussion List
> > > > > > Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Please Help With Cookies
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Hello,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > >My code containing cookies running on windows with a working
> Apache
> > > and
> > > > > > Php installation executed all scripts containing cookies
> perfectly.
> > > > > > However, I >transitioned my code to a Linux box with a fresh
> install
> > > of
> > > > > PHP
> > > > > > and Apache and now my cookies aren't working.  Below is an
example
> > of
> > > > > > setting and writing >cookie values from one script.  Again,
> > everything
> > > > > > worked like a charm on my old machine.  That's why I think it
has
> > > > > something
> > > > > > to do with the Apache or PHP >installation settings.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > You forgot to include the code.  What version of PHP are you
> running
> > > on
> > > > > > each machine? Are you using $_COOKIE['cookiename'] or
$cookiename?
> > if
> > > > the
> > > > > > latter, try the former.  can you write a small script to set
a
> > cookie
> > > > and
> > > > > > display its value on the linux box? what does var_dump($_COOKIE)
> > show?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > HTH
> > > > > > Jeff
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
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