Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

#3244 closed defect (invalid)

https and admin "User tampered with session cookie"

Reported by: pegges@… Owned by: Adrian Holovaty
Component: contrib.admin Version: 0.95
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc: tom@… Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


I'm trying to setup the basic tutorial. When I try to login to the admin page I get the
"User tampered with session cookie" error.
I'm running apache 2.0.55-4

I'm trying to enter the site via https not http. I would not think that would cause a problem.

If this is my error, my apologies.

apache configuration is

ProxyRequests Off
SSLCACertificateFile /etc/ssl/certs/
SSLCertificateFile /etc/ssl/certs/mail1_hookedonflies_com.crt
SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/ssl/certs/myserver.key

#SSLCertificateFile /etc/ssl/crt/mail1_hookedonflies_com.crt
#SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc//ssl/key/mail1_hookedonflies_com.key
SSLEngine On
Alias horde3 /usr/share/horde3
DocumentRoot /var/www/mysite/
    SetHandler python-program
    PythonHandler django.core.handlers.modpython
    PythonPath "['/home/tallpaul']+sys.path"
    SetEnv DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE mysite.settings
    PythonDebug On
    PythonAutoReload On

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by Thomas Steinacher <tom@…>

I also had this error a few days ago when using SSL, but I'm not sure if it's SSL related (I didn't test it without SSL). Do you have PHP5?
Take a look at and

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by Thomas Steinacher <tom@…>

Cc: tom@… added

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by Michael Radziej <mir@…>

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

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