[drupal-devel] Seems like form validation might fail with some users

neil at civicspacelabs.org neil at civicspacelabs.org
Sun Nov 6 18:56:40 UTC 2005

On Sun, Nov 06, 2005 at 01:54:20PM -0500, Steve Dondley wrote:
> Some ISP's, like AOL, change a user's IP address from one page view to
> the next.  It seems like this might cause a problem for the new forms
> API which uses the IP address to create a token used to validate a
> form.  The IP address collected from the user when used the form gets
> loaded could be different from the IP address seen when submitting it.

I used AOL two years ago and I had a consistent IP throughout each
session. And if inconsistent IPs do happen (as they did in my office a
few months ago) the session handling gets very confused.


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