[horde] Login Problems - Horde Groupware Webmail v1.2.3

Duane Hill d.hill at yournetplus.com
Mon May 4 19:08:10 UTC 2009

On Mon, 4 May 2009, Michael Rubinsky wrote:

> Quoting Duane Hill <d.hill at yournetplus.com>:
>> On Mon, 4 May 2009, Michael Rubinsky wrote:
>>> Quoting Duane Hill <d.hill at yournetplus.com>:
>>>> I just recently installed v1.2.3 on a FreeBSD 6.4 server. I have followed 
>>>> the installation instructions with the docs/INSTALL document and have all 
>>>> required FreeBSD ports/packages installed. I have seen the test page by 
>>>> visiting http://myserver/horde/test.php. There isn't anything on the page 
>>>> that indicates errors. I have also performed the tests that are listed 
>>>> beside imp, ingo, kronolith and turba. All are clean.
>>>> I have edited imp/config/servers.php to reflect using our IMAP server 
>>>> that resides at a different location. IMAP connections from the server 
>>>> Horde is installed on is able to make successful telnet IMAP connections 
>>>> to the other server without error. However, whenever a login attempt is 
>>>> made using Internet Explorer 7, the login screen stays up. When I look in 
>>>> the logs for Horde, it says the login was successful. When I look in the 
>>>> logs on our IMAP server it shows the login was successful and there was 
>>>> an immediate logout directly following within the same second of time.
>>>> I have searched the web for solutions of which none I could find worked. 
>>>> Does anyone have a helpful tip or pointer?
>>> http://wiki.horde.org/FAQ/Admin/Troubleshoot?#toc3
>> Sessions are working properly according to the test page. I'm not using 
>> custom session handlers. The cookie path is set to the default:
>>    /horde
> ...and you access horde with http://domain.com/horde?  I'm also assuming that 
> you tried clearing the browser's cookies?

Access is not being made at the actual domain. It would be a subdomain as:


Cookies were cleared.

>> Where does Horde get $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] from?
> Form http://php.net/manual/en/reserved.variables.server.php:
> "The name of the server host under which the current script is executing. If 
> the script is running on a virtual host, this will be the value defined for 
> that virtual host."

That's nice to know as I have just started getting into PHP.

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