[horde] Dropped sessions redux

Michael M Slusarz slusarz at horde.org
Fri Mar 16 18:15:32 UTC 2007

Quoting Vilius Šumskas <vilius at lnk.lt>:

> Hello,
>> So it seems like adding the extra machines into the mix (expending
>> the memcached size to 6Gb) has solved the problem.  However, I did
>> find a case where my session did time out.  If you turn the pop-up
>> notification of new mail in Imp on and get a new message, that popup
>> appears waiting for you to hit OK.  It seems like if you don't hit OK
>> (ie if you leave the browser open and leave) the session will still
>> time out and kick you to the login page once you come back and try to
>> do anything.
>> The question is... is this known/expected behavior or is something
>> still not quite right?
> Yeah, I've seen this too. This is expected browser behaviour with  
> modal dialogs I suppose. In CVS IMP version JS modal dialog was  
> replaced with non-modal CSS/HTML.

Yes - the modal popup prevents the browser from refreshing the page,  
so the session will go stale if left for a long time.  As Vilius  
correctly points out, the non-modal javascript box in CVS prevents this.


Michael Slusarz [slusarz at horde.org]

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