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Chrome CQ5 Redirect Loop

Apr 19, 2012 3:24 PM

Tags: #loop #chrome #5.4 #redirect

If I access a remote CQ5 instance in Chrome with a fresh wipe of all my cookies say at:

http://10.0.1.1:7054

 

There is a client side JavaScript redirect to the login page at:

http://10.0.1.1:7054/libs/cq/core/login.html

 

However, sometimes after a certain amount of time (probably cookie timeout), if I go back to:

http://10.0.1.1:7054

 

The page will redirect me to http://10.0.1.1:7054/libs/cq/core/login.html with a resource parameter that is equal to the window.location.hash. This can be seen in Chrome using the developer tools:

 

var u="/libs/cq/core/content/login.html?resource=%2F"; 
if ( window.location.hash) {u = u + window.location.hash;} 
          document.location = u;

 

The problem is when the browser goes to that page, it will return an HTTP 302 redirect back to "/" which is: http://10.0.1.1:7054/.

You can probably see the problem here and it gets stuck in a redirect loop which does not go away until I nuke my Chrome cookies.

 

We are currently using CQ 5.4, and was wondering if this bug has been seen before? Thanks.

 
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