[Mediawiki-l] Keep getting logged out immediately

Rob Church robchur at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 14:48:40 UTC 2007

On 30/01/07, Henrik Rasmussen <her at adm.ku.dk> wrote:
> I am running MediaWiki 1.8.2 with PHP 5.2.0 (isapi) and MySQL
> 4.1.21-community-nt, Microsoft IIS V6.0 on a Windows 2003 server.
> When logging in to MediaWiki, I get a confirmation screen saying user
> succesfully logged on (in Danish). But even I immediately do anything
> like clicking My preferences, I get the message User not logged in. When
> I log in clicking Remember me (also translated from Danish) I am able to
> see My preferences, but changing my password or other settings to my
> Wiki profile, does not get saved to the database.

Check the session.save_path setting in PHP.ini; it defaults to a path
that isn't valid under Windows. Set it to a valid path and confirm
that IIS can read/write/execute it.

Rob Church

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