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From "Juergen Weber" <webe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JSPWiki in ROOT context - login fails
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2007 21:39:26 GMT
On Nov 21, 2007 7:45 PM, Olaf Kock <okock@abstrakt.de> wrote:
> Juergen Weber schrieb:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > to get a shorter URL, I tried JSPWiki as Tomcat's ROOT context (by
> > unzipping the war into ..../webapps/ROOT).
> >
> > The Main page comes up with http://localhost:8080/wiki/
> > but when I try to log in there is an error
> >
> > HTTP Status 400 - Invalid direct reference to form login page
> >
> > type Status report
> >
> > message Invalid direct reference to form login page
> >
> > description The request sent by the client was syntactically incorrect
> > (Invalid direct reference to form login page).
> > Apache Tomcat/6.0.14
>
> Using container based login (form login) there's one caveat: if you
> start on http://localhost:8080 and are somehow redirected (note: JSPWiki
> might know your servers name if configured so) to
> http://my-host-name:8080/... the server won't get the cookie with the
> session id (it'd be sent to localhost) but will generate a new one.
> Unfortunately it doesn't know where to redirect you to once you are
> logged in and thus displays this error message. Try starting on your
> configured host name instead of localhost.
>
> Cheers,
> Olaf
>
>

I am quite sure that I also tried with the hostname with the same
result, but I'll check again tomorrow

Thanks,
Juergen

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