[Mailman-Users] Why does iOS's Safari log out the moderator web page?

Peter Shute pshute at nuw.org.au
Tue Feb 4 02:53:20 CET 2014

> On 4 Feb 2014, at 12:26 pm, "Mark Sapiro" <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
>> On 02/03/2014 05:04 PM, Peter Shute wrote:
>> I use the moderator web page with Firefox, and it stays logged in for as long as I keep the browser open. But with Safari on iPhone and iPad, I often have to log in again when I return to it. Same for every other browser I've tried under iOS. Can anyone tell me why?
> Because the session cookie which keeps the fact that you've logged in is
> being expired, presumably because when you leave the browser and return
> to it, iOS starts a new session or otherwise invalidates the session
> cookie. Why it does this is an Apple question.

That makes sense. Is there any way around it? Is it possible to make it use persistent cookies?

Note that this problem wasn't anywhere near as bad until I upgraded from iOS6 to iOS7. I don't mind logging in again every few days.

Peter Shute

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