Bypass login by refreshing

Discussion of the Web Interface for Transmission, formerly known as Clutch. This applies to all version of Transmission
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Bypass login by refreshing

Post by mcandre »

Every so often my Transmission Remote UI session appears to timeout, raising an HTTP Basic Auth prompt. However, I can get around this by refreshing the page, which usually results in an apparently fully functional session, as if I had completed re-logged in via the Basic Auth prompt.
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Re: Bypass login by refreshing

Post by killemov »

Getting a Basic Auth prompt after a timeout is the iffy part, but the browser remembering your credentials and passing them to a site upon request is perfectly normal.
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