Re: A Question of SESSION

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On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 5:15 PM, Tedd Sperling <tedd@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Daniel and gang:
>
> Considering I'm never afraid to show my ignorance, please review the following example.
>
> Because of the way I normally use sessions and considering this way works for me, I thought I knew what sessions were about -- but my faith is eroding.
>
> Cases in point
>
> 1. The following is the way I normally use sessions (with COOKIES turned ON):
>
> http://www.webbytedd.com/b/sessions
>
> It works.
>
> 2. Considering that people may have their COOKIES turned OFF, I tried this:
>
> http://www.webbytedd.com/b/sessions1/
>
> It works when COOKIES are turned ON, but the SID does not appear in the URL -- I find that odd.
>
> However, if COOKIES are turned OFF, then SID does appear in the URL, but the process of passing session variables doesn't work -- I find that confusing. What's the point of passing the SID if it isn't going to be used?
>
> 3. Looking for an explanation, I came across Daniel's post to the PHP manual, which follows:
>
> http://www.webbytedd.com/b/sessions3
>
> Now I am totally bonkers.
>
> What am I not getting?
>
> Cheers,
>
> tedd


Hi Tedd,

I assume you're running PHP 5.3 or later, then
session.use_only_cookies in php.ini is default set to 1, which means
it doesn't accept PHPSESSID. Change that to 0, and it will probably
work.


- Matijn

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