[Koha] Running OPAC and Intranet at the same time
pianohacker at gmail.com
Sat Mar 1 10:38:33 NZDT 2008
> I'm running the Koha OPAC on port 3333 on my website, and the Intranet on
> port 3334. Unfortunately (if I understand the rules for cookies correctly)
> it's not possible to have a cookie segregated to a certain website and a
> certain port number.
This is correct.
> As a result, I can't login and access both the Intarnet and OPAC site on
> the same browser. For instance if I login as "kohaadmin" on the Intranet
> (port 3334), then login as "adams" on the OPAC (port 3333), the first cookie
> will be overwritten, and the Intranet site will complain that I'm now logged
> in as a non-administrative user (adams).
A possible workaround for this is to give adams superlibrarian rights.
> Right now, I've taken to accessing the Intranet on Firefox and the OPAC on
> MSIE to keep my logins separate. But could this problem be solved if Koha
> used different cookie names for the two different sections? e.g. instead
> of using CGISESSID everywhere, maybe use KOHAINET as the cookie name for the
> Intranet and KOHAOPAC for the OPAC site?
> Is this worth submitting an enhancement request over?
Possibly, but the usual solution would be vhosts (http://staff/ would be
your intranet, http://opac/, your OPAC).
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