[LON-CAPA-users] 2 Logins at the same time

Gerd Kortemeyer korte at lite.msu.edu
Sat Mar 31 19:56:29 EDT 2012


On Mar 31, 2012, at 7:33 PM, Seema Ali wrote:

> I noticed that if a student logs into Lon Capa on 2 different computers at the same time, the web page will go back to the login screen for the computer that logged in first after the user tries to move off of that page or if the page is refreshed.


> I was wondering if that could happen automatically.

Not really, since you cannot just push content to the web browser.

>  As soon as someone uses the same account that is already in session, it will go to the log in screen pretty much right away.

We would then need a constant pull, which in most cases is undesirable.

> Also I noticed that Lon Capa stores quite a bit of data on the responses for the questions.  Does it also store IP addresses that the questions were answered with?

Yes, it does. You can see that in the detailed submission display or in the student activity log.

- Gerd.

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