We have been trying Squirrel Mail for a while now (since the stable =
1.2.5 all the way up to 1.4.0). During this time we have tried IIRC PHP
versions from 4.2.1 to 4.3.2, including a couple RC's. All through out =
versions and some beta ones, our setup has always been unstable. The =
is that we keep getting logged out of the application at random. Some =
one frame, other times the other, sometimes both. And then sometimes
retrying on the still logged on frame, both frames would work again.
In the last few days, we have gone deep into the problem to see if we =
sort it out once and for all.
* First off we tried to nail down the problem by reinstalling our PHP =
scratch, making sure there was no forgotten change to the php.ini that =
affect this behaviour. That didn't help.
* Then we found googling that mm could have issues with sessions, so we
recompiled php without mm support. No change.
* We found several sessions files in the /tmp folder, and decided to =
a specific folder for the sessions. No change. Though in this particular
issue, are the sessions supposed to be that big? (50k - 100k)
* We had the server under https, so we disabled it. No change.
* We had the server under Solaris, moved it to our RedHat Linux box in =
different host. No change.
We don't know what else to try, and are keen to do any tests and give =
information regarding settings in search of a solution. By the way, we =
tried with a number of browsers and platforms, to take that out of the
We have also updated our Exim mail server to the latest version.
Squirrel Mail is setup so that our users can use it for different =
We host ols.es plus several other domains and people access it under the
same address, i.e. https://ssl.ols.es/webmail, to read their mail, =
With regards to the PHP settings, the session_autostart is set to on.
Trans_id is set to off. We are keen on running any type of test to debug
this. We are entirely at the disposal of anyone who wishes to help.
We have set up a test account for anyone willing to help. The details =
https://ssl.ols.es/webmail and the username is 'squirrel.ols.es' and the
password is 'mail'. The email address is squirrel@...
Please help us on this one. Is driving us mad. Thanks,