phplist keeps redirecting me to the login page

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phplist keeps redirecting me to the login page

Postby pfb » 1:44pm, Tue 28 Apr, 2015


this started today. I am able to log into phplist. The usual username and password seem to work as always. However, whatever operation I try (e.g. add a new user), phplist redirects me to the login page.

Until yesterday everything worked fine.

The only thing I have done different is introducing a slight change in the config file.
This is because I use my private mail account to process bounces, and I do not like to leave my password in the config file, since other users could see it.
Therefore, whenever I need to process the bounces, I write the password in the config file, and after that I replace it with a meaningless 'pwd'.
This never gave me any problem. On the other hand, I have always done this on older versions of phplist. Yesterday was probably the first time I did this with the new version of phplist (3.0.12).

The problem happens with firefox 37.0.1 and Safari 5.1.10 on a macbook with OS 10.6.8.

Earlier today I tried registering on the new phplist forum, at
However, I have not received any confirmation message yet.

Can someone help me? I am not able to do anything right now....
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Re: phplist keeps redirecting me to the login page

Postby pfb » 2:53pm, Tue 28 Apr, 2015

This is just an update. My problem is still there.

I found a post reporting a similar problem.

I doubt that it's a matter of IP, though. I'm on a static IP.

Also, my config file had
Code: Select all

I tried setting this to 0 but nothing changed.

I also tried setting

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$require_login = 0;

Now the system lets me in without asking for username and password, but when I try to do anything I get the following error

Error: Invalid security token, please reload the page and try again

I hope someone will help me, this is driving me crazy.
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Re: phplist keeps redirecting me to the login page

Postby Dragonrider » 3:55pm, Tue 28 Apr, 2015

Looks like you've got on the new forum now.

What Anna says is correct, if you made a change to your config file, then that's where to start, or you could simply hold off until the problems you mention that your host is experiencing are fixed.

New forum post link.
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