[WNYLUG-Users] wtf java
peter at cybersource.us
Thu Feb 18 13:38:54 EST 2010
It's gotta b something like that, how could one watch what file, if
any, would b written at any instance?
Sent from my iPhone
On Feb 18, 2010, at 1:03 PM, Christopher Hawkins
<chawkins at bplinux.com> wrote:
> Maybe their application stores an authentication token on the LTSP
> server and is checking for that when someone attempts to login. If
> it being stored in a non user specific directory, they will be seen
> as already logged in. Can you look for files that change or are
> created right when you login as that first user?
> ----- "Cyber Source" <peter at cybersource.us> wrote:
> I thought that as well but from my network, I can login from
> multiple pcs, no problem
> > Sent from my iPhone
> > On Feb 18, 2010, at 12:05 PM, "David J. Andruczyk" <djandruczyk at yahoo.com
> > wrote:
> > The problem is probably with their java application..
> > It probably is set to limit logins to one per IP. Since your
> client is behind a NAT firewall, everyone shares that external IP),
> that may be the cause of the issue.
> > From your description the issue doesn't appear to be on your end,
> but with their JAVA application.
> -- David J. Andruczyk
> From: Cyber Source <peter at cybersource.us>
> > To: Western New York Linux Users Group Users Mailing List <users at wnylug.org
> > Sent: Thu, February 18, 2010 9:30:32 AM
> > Subject: [WNYLUG-Users] wtf java
> > Have I ever mentioned that I *ucking HATE java!!!!!
> > Could anything be more complicated, piece mealed and
> > I've spent the past 2 days trying to figure out what the problem
> is with connecting to a clients vendors web site that requires
> authentication to their web site via a java popup login. After many
> many tries of different things like using icedtea vs actual java for
> the plugin, different versions of firefox, even trying IE, I get the
> same result. The java window will ONLY pop up for one user (not
> speaking simultaneously). If I connect once logged in with user
> "peter", then it will NOT work if logged into the network as anyone
> else, no matter what the changes above. And then it will ONLY work
> logged in as "peter". However, if I'm NOT on their network, I can
> log in fine from anywhere else no matter what the user I'm logged
> into the pc with.
> > So this leads me to think it must be something on their network.
> This is in an LTSP environment so essentially all users have the
> same internal IP.
> > Is there some "system wide" setting for java that needs to be set
> other than putting the plugin for java in where firefox will read
> it, of course?
> > I have a devil-linux box setup as a router that has worked
> flawlessly. On that router I can run iptraf and indeed see the
> connection to their site on port 50000. Could something be stuck/
> stale on the firewall causing this not to work because again,
> essentially, all users are using the same IP internally and then
> when the java applet tries to run, it can't build what it needs
> because the user has changed? i.e. when using the gcjwebplugin, I
> could see it create 2 symlinks in ~/.gcjwebplugin when connecting
> under user peter's login. It would create the symlinks under other
> users logins but it would bitch about not being able to build things
> and the applet would die (running firefox from command line and
> seeing output).
> > Right now my suspicions are with the firewall but with the LTSP
> environment, I'm not sure. If you haven't clicked off this message
> by now, any ideas anyone?
> > TIA
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