For the record, variables are case sensitive so it's $_SESSION not $_session.
And if you're going to use $_SESSION (which you should), do not use session_register(). Regards, Philip On Thu, 19 Dec 2002, Mike Hillyer wrote: > I have recieved a private response, it appears my system had > register_globals off and the other server would have had it turned on. The > proper usage was actually $_session["name"] and I shall be using that. > > This was my first use of the PHP mailing list and I am very impressed and > pleased with all the quick and helpful responses. Thank you all. > > Mike Hillyer > > -----Original Message----- > From: Quentin Bennett [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 5:24 PM > To: PHP GENERAL LIST > Subject: RE: [PHP] Problem with sessions. > > > Hi, > > Is your 'other server' identical (Web Server, PHP Version, register_globals > setting)? > > Quentin > > -----Original Message----- > From: Mike Hillyer [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Friday, 20 December 2002 12:43 p.m. > To: PHP GENERAL LIST > Subject: [PHP] Problem with sessions. > > > Hello All; > > Please forgive me if I am repeating an often asked question, but I am having > a problem with sessions. I simply cannot get them to work. > > The sample code I provide works on another server perfectly, this is the > first page: > > <?PHP > > session_start(); > session_register("name","pass"); > $name = "hilde"; > $pass = "mypassword"; > echo "<h1>Session variables set!</h1>"; > echo "<a href=\"page2.php\">go to next page</a>"; > > ?> > > When called, the following file arrives in /tmp: > > sess_f9c5e87b35ae66eac64a9a346321b269 > > name|s:5:"hilde";pass|s:10:"mypassword"; > > > > So obviously the session file is being created. > However, when I go to page2.php?PHPSESSID=f9c5e87b35ae66eac64a9a346321b269 > Which has this code: > > <?PHP > session_start(); > echo "<h1>The password of $name is $pass </h1>"; > > ?> > > I get "The Password of is " > > As a response. Both pages work perfectly on another server, so I am having > trouble finding the problem, especially since the session file is actually > created in /tmp > > My PHP.ini file is standard to a RedHat RPM install, but I will include it > as an attachment. > > Any help would be greatly appreciated! > > Mike Hillyer > > The information contained in this email is privileged and confidential and > intended for the addressee only. If you are not the intended recipient, you > are asked to respect that confidentiality and not disclose, copy or make use > of its contents. If received in error you are asked to destroy this email > and contact the sender immediately. Your assistance is appreciated. > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php