Site login expiration time is too short

Discussion in 'Site Feedback and Support' started by sarangan, Oct 29, 2020.

  1. sarangan

    sarangan Cleared for Takeoff

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    Nearly every other discussion forum leaves me logged in indefinitely. But PoA logs me out in something like 60 minutes. Why?
     
  2. eman1200

    eman1200 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    I stay logged in the entire time in-between bans. could be days, weeks, months......
     
  3. midlifeflyer

    midlifeflyer Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Are you not checking the "keep me logged in" box?

    I've been logged in for years.
     
  4. Jim K

    Jim K Line Up and Wait PoA Supporter

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    Same here. Well, not years, but I can count the number of times I've logged in on one hand.
     
  5. flyingron

    flyingron Touchdown! Greaser! PoA Supporter

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    Yep, if you don't click "stay logged in" then the cookie is only good for 60 minutes and isn't (easily) changeable. This is the way all XenForo-based forums work. If you click "stay log in" I think it gets set for 30 days (and refreshes).
     
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  6. sarangan

    sarangan Cleared for Takeoff

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    I must be looking in the wrong place, but I looked everywhere in the "Account" page and I don't see that box. If someone can attach a screenshot of that box, I would appreciate it.
     
  7. GaryM

    GaryM Pre-takeoff checklist

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    If I recall correctly, it isn't a setting on the account page. Rather, on the login page where you enter user name and password, there is a checkbox for 'keep me logged in'.
     
  8. RyanB

    RyanB Administrator Management Council Member PoA Supporter

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    It’s at the bottom of the sign in box.

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  9. eman1200

    eman1200 Touchdown! Greaser!

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  10. Ravioli

    Ravioli Final Approach PoA Supporter

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    when the username is emansadoosh the button changes to "Stay logged off".
     
  11. Ted

    Ted The pilot formerly known as Twin Engine Ted Management Council Member

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    We could give you a multi-year ban and see how that works. ;)
     
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  12. eman1200

    eman1200 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Only a matter of time before I earn it.
     
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  13. X3 Skier

    X3 Skier En-Route PoA Supporter

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    The stay logged in button is behind the closed baggage door.

    Cheers
     
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  14. sarangan

    sarangan Cleared for Takeoff

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    Thanks. Makes sense now. I was looking for that box after logging in.