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From Karl Wright <>
Subject Re: Problems while indexing Jira/ and an other problem
Date Mon, 25 Oct 2010 09:29:16 GMT
Fred, did this answer help you?  Are you all set now?

On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 3:20 AM, Karl Wright <> wrote:
> The web connector will not send a secured site's cookies to a page
> that does not match the regular expression that defines the overall
> secured area.  Your secured area url seems to be
> "http://.../jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa", which is not sufficient
> obviously.
> Karl
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 4:21 AM, Fred Schmitt <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> thanks for the quick answer.
>> I have tested your suggestion and started at the page http://..../jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa
and wrote a logging sequence.
>> Here is a extract of my Access Credentials of my web Connector.
>> URL regular expression
>> http://.../jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa
>> Login Pages
>> Login URL regular expression      Page type           Form name/link target
regular expression       Override form parameters
>>                                                      link
>>  http://.../jira/login.jsp                   form              
             Parameter regular expression      Value       Password
>> I am logged in and can browse through all issues but when I fetch an index an issue,
for example "http://.../jira/browse/project-5", I get the message that I am not logged in
anymore. It works when I write a login sequence for this project, but only for the specified
one and it's issues. That means that I have to write a login sequence for each project.
>> How could i solve this problem and log in for all pages without writing many login
>> I have already tried to write a login sequence which included "http://.../jira/browse/*"
or  "http://.../jira/browse/", but both haven't worked.
>> best Regards,
>> Fred
>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: "Karl Wright" <>
>> Gesendet: 20.10.2010 13:11:23
>> An:
>> Betreff: Re: Problems while indexing Jira/ and an other problem
>>>I think you should open a JIRA ticket for the Windows Share connector.
>>> It sounds like the javascript for handling the insert link might be
>>>broken in the UI.
>>>As for the web session login, the MCF crawler of course handles
>>>cookies - that is a major piece of session authentication.  The
>>>question is whether it is recording the cookie set that happens as a
>>>result of the login sequence.  What you want to be sure of is that all
>>>the parts of the login, including the final redirection back to the
>>>content page, are considered part of the login sequence.  You also
>>>want to be sure that you don't use as your seed URL the login page
>>>itself, because then there is no place to resume when the login is
>>>done.  Instead you want a seed which is the root or home page.  If
>>>login is mandatory, then presumably there would be a redirection that
>>>takes you to the login page.  That redirection should *also* be part
>>>of the login sequence.
>>>In short, the login sequence needs to cover every fetch that isn't
>>>actual indexable content.  The cookies that are set at the end of that
>>>sequence are what will be retained for all subsequent fetches from the
>>>protected area of the site that you specify with your url regular
>>>Hope this helps.
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