my Rails app is having a weird, but not uncommon, problem authenticating
with IE 6 & 7. I’ve removed web auth and cookie auth from our
I’ve been reading in related posts that IE sends back incorrect headers.
In my logs I can see my session/create working and my user authenticated
(this is in SSL mode). Next I redirect (securely as to avoid any IE
secure/insecure warnings) to our dashboard and can see that also in the
However, right below that log entry, I see:
Redirected to https://www.mysite.com/session/new
Filter chain halted as
at the top of my dashboard controller and can see the filter chain
picking that up and redirecting to session/new.
I’ve tried adjust privacy/cookie levels on IE with no luck. This issue
does not happen for FF, Safari, or Camino.
So I have no idea why it this is happening. Since I’m not using any of
the web authorization (session only), I cut my access_denied method down
No magic there. And current_user method has been cut down to:
@current_user ||= login_from_session unless @current_user == false
I’m out of ideas. If anyone has any, it would be really appreciated.