Use Socialauth-WordPress in cluster (session problem) (6 posts)

  1. dadahtml
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I would like to use your awesome plugin in my clustered environment. In my configuration, the server which starts the session could be not the same server which receive back the authentication. This generate errors due to sessions handlings.

    Could you suggest some workarounds?

    Best regards, Francesco.


  2. dadahtml
    Posted 2 years ago #

    UP :)

    Need some help

  3. dadahtml
    Posted 2 years ago #

    UP :)

  4. 3pillarlabs
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi dadahtml,

    Apologies for delayed response on this. We have never tested this on clustering but we can try to implement some workaround in there for you.

    Let us see how much this is feasible.

  5. dadahtml
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Thank you 3pillarlabs!

  6. Tim Broder
    Posted 2 years ago #


    We got around this in 2 ways, both work but have pros/cons
    1) Sticky sessions. Works fine but harder to move traffic off of a hot node
    2) Storing php sessions in redis. Let's you spread sessions out as you spin up nodes but is a single point of failure

    We would have rather used #2 but for other infrastructure reasons went with #1

    Hope this helps

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