losing sessions?

Valery Kholodkov valery+nginxen at grid.net.ru
Wed Jan 14 23:27:15 MSK 2009

Either proxy is dumb and does caching of private copies of pages or 
proxy is very smart and needs Cache-Control: private header from app.

Ilan Berkner wrote:
> Hi All,
> Weird situation...
> On our production environment, one of our users (I have remotely 
> connected to their system) is losing Session information as soon as they 
> try to do anything past their login.  Even stranger (I can tell via the 
> title of the page) that the session information is getting mixed up.  
> The title of the page should be the user's name and after clicking on a 
> page that requires session / cookie information, the title of the page 
> changes to another user's name.  So something isn't right...
> Our development environment (unfortunately) at this time uses Apache 
> (we'll be upgrading it to Nginx shortly).  This issue does not exist in 
> our development environment.
> The problem computer is behind a proxy and the proxy on that server is 
> configured as a "text" proxy (i.e. not ip address... rather proxy 
> name).  So I'm not sure if that would be an issue?
> Is it possible that sessions are getting mixed up between users behind a 
> proxy who's name is the same?
> Any suggestions / thoughts?
> Thanks

Valery Kholodkov

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