[Zope-CMF] Re: Not logging out of CMF 1.4.2 on Zope 2.7b3?

Jake jake at zopezone.com
Thu Mar 11 10:20:23 EST 2004

Has this changed from previous versions of CMF? Logout has always worked
fine (logging the user out of CMF) and the only time I saw this was when I
was actually logged into the ZMI and into the CMF at the same time.

The seems to be something that popped up only when I went from 1.4 -> 1.4.2


Tres Seaver said:
> Jake wrote:
>> I have noticed that on all my CMF 1.4.2 sites that when a user hits
>> "logout" they get the "you might still be logged into the Zope ZMI.."
>> message.
>> When the user goes anywhere else, it shows they are actually logged out
>> (and not logged into the Zope ZMI.
>> Is this a known bug or something that might be in one of my
>> installations?
> If your login is based on HTTP basic auth, rather than the
> CookieCrumbler, then the 'loggged_out' template does not actually log
> you out;  this behaviour is due to the nature of basic auth, which
> doesn't contemplate true logouts.  The 'manage_zmi_logout' link actually
> just raises Unauthorized, which is not what you usually want.
> Tres.
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