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Old 12-29-2016, 01:54 PM   #1
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Account login security change

I wanted to let you know that in the next day or so you may see a small change to the site login screen. This is being done as we add an extra layer of security to usernames and passwords. The login pages, registration page and pages where you might update your account login info will be behind an https url rather than the usual http url.

This change is being made to stay current with recommended security practices and not in response to any problem with the site or accounts.

HTTPS adds security in several ways; verifying that the site is the one a server is supposed to be talking to and by preventing tampering by 3rd parties. It stops Man-in-the-middle attacks, improving security for both the site and for those logging in.


This should not impact your usual browsing experience. You will still login, still tick the remember me box, etc. The location of the login button has changed however and the page looks a bit different.
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Old 12-29-2016, 02:00 PM   #2
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Hmm.

There appears to have been a recent change...perhaps this change?...such that I now have to login repeatedly - at least once / day, if not more. This all takes place on the same computer on the same network with the same IP address. I don't logout of the forums, I don't logout of my computer, and I don't shut the computer down - though it may enter sleep mode.

Any help here?

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Hmm.

There appears to have been a recent change...perhaps this change?...such that I now have to login repeatedly - at least once / day, if not more. This all takes place on the same computer on the same network with the same IP address. I don't logout of the forums, I don't logout of my computer, and I don't shut the computer down - though it may enter sleep mode.

Any help here?

Thanks

Dave Jordan
Its an IP address issue I believe, maybe between dynamic and static addresses. My home PC is fine on a cable network, my Android phone is ok either in browser or the app, my laptop through an AT&T air card is not liking it and is doing exactly what you describe. It started happening when the changes mentioned in this thread were implemented.

The same thing happened for a few days some months ago.
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IP address issues, I'm in agreement with that:thumbup:
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Just to clarify - this is my home PC, on a hardwired network. I don't believe the IP address is changing.

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Just to clarify - this is my home PC, on a hardwired network. I don't believe the IP address is changing.

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When you login, are you checking the "Remember Me?" checkbox?
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When you login, are you checking the "Remember Me?" checkbox?
No, I haven't done that.

Three notes...

First, in most uses, the "Remember Me?" checkbox results in the login name being remembered...not the password...and not your logged-in status. It speeds up your login, slightly, by pre-filling the user name field.

Second, I have not changed my behavior.

Third, my modem reports that it's current session (and IP address) have been running for over 9 days.

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No, I haven't done that.

Three notes...

First, in most uses, the "Remember Me?" checkbox results in the login name being remembered...not the password...and not your logged-in status. It speeds up your login, slightly, by pre-filling the user name field.

Second, I have not changed my behavior.

Third, my modem reports that it's current session (and IP address) have been running for over 9 days.

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I would bet that when the site team responds that this will be explained with something about how the session cookies are handled.

Good luck with your results.
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