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Remember Me forgot.... FYI
Gravatar is a globally recognized avatar based on your email address. Remember Me forgot.... FYI
  Harvey Mushman
  Feb 9, 2019 @ 08:10am

After trying to post a new question this morning, the Message Board asked me to login with my password again... Why, I was here a few days ago and at that time like so many times before, I checked the "Remember Me" option.

Today after reentering my email address and password and getting logged in, I Signed Out and tried a second time. Now I'm here sending you a note...

I'm using Chrome browser, same one as a week ago when I posted about Markup not working. At that time following your instructions, I refreshed the cache and Markup started working. But I do not believe from memory I had to re-login and the system allowed me to post a reply to you saying it works.

In Chrome when I view the saved passwords, I see two entries for your site, and another for

So here we are less than a week later and I needed to re-enter my password. Something is not working as expected...

No big deal unless it is causing others problems too?

Gravatar is a globally recognized avatar based on your email address. re: Remember Me forgot.... FYI
  Rick Strahl
  Harvey Mushman
  Feb 9, 2019 @ 08:35pm

The timeout for cookies is 15 days since the last time you entered your username and password (ie. when you logged in). I bumped this just recently so it's possible you may have still had the 7 day cookie and your time was up.

You can check the cookie in the Chrome Dev Tools (or other browser - check ont he Application tab and look for the wwt cookie). There's no rolling expiration any longer, the cookie will expire when it times out.

There have been a few changes around cookies in Web Connection 7 such as using HTTP only cookies for session cookies, but that should not affect the lifetime of existing cookies.

+++ Rick ---

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