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Comments September 14, 2010

Load Balanced Proxy Configuration = Bad Session Management

Filed under: phpBB — Dave Rathbun @ 4:34 pm CommentsComments (3) 

A few weeks ago I stopped being able to log in to my phpBB2 boards from work. Ha. Did they think that would stop me from wasting time? :lol:

In all seriousness, my main board is directly related to what I do at work, so there’s no reason for them to have blocked access to the site. And they didn’t, at least not on purpose. What happened was the IP configuration for our proxy load balancers got updated in some fashion. Now I don’t work for the network team so I don’t know exactly what configuration was changed and where. But I can tell you that instead of the last octet of my IP address potentially changing as I move from page to page, now the last two octets are changing. And that’s causing a problem. More…

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