[LON-CAPA-cvs] cvs: loncom /html/adm/help/tex Domain_Configuration_Login_Page.tex

raeburn raeburn@source.lon-capa.org
Mon, 23 May 2011 20:26:08 -0000

raeburn		Mon May 23 20:26:08 2011 EDT

  Modified files:              
    /loncom/html/adm/help/tex	Domain_Configuration_Login_Page.tex 
  - Information about log-in page redirects to a different server (e.g., a portal).
Index: loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Domain_Configuration_Login_Page.tex
diff -u loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Domain_Configuration_Login_Page.tex:1.3 loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Domain_Configuration_Login_Page.tex:1.4
--- loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Domain_Configuration_Login_Page.tex:1.3	Fri Oct 23 16:14:39 2009
+++ loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Domain_Configuration_Login_Page.tex	Mon May 23 20:26:08 2011
@@ -1,5 +1,13 @@
-The login page can be customized for your domain, by:
+If your domain has more than one server you have the option to configure whether 
+any of the servers will redirect to another server whenever the log-in page is requested.  This can be useful if you maintain a portal or "lonbalancer" server which 
+forms your institution's gateway to LON-CAPA. You can specify the path to which 
+the user should be redirected, and also whether log-in page requests from specific
+IP addresses should be exempt from the redirection.  The exemption is useful 
+if you run a monitoring script which tests log-in, course display, and logout periodically for each of your LON-CAPA servers.
+If your domain only has one LON-CAPA server, or you have multiple servers and will 
+display their log-in pages, their appearance can be customized as follows:
 \item uploading custom image files