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Google openID not working after SE migration

asked 2012-12-09 10:20:38 -0500

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updated 2012-12-09 10:27:05 -0500

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I'm testing the migration process of a StackExchange site. Everything went OK and the site is migrated. However, when I try to login with my Google account it tries to create a new user instead of loging me in with my username. I've tried to login with other openID providers and everything is ok.

What could be the problem with this?

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Glad you were able to migrate the site. Did you have to make any fixes in the migration code?

Evgeny gravatar imageEvgeny ( 2012-12-09 10:26:35 -0500 )edit

I only did one little change. The one that appeared in this question: http://askbot.org/en/question/9519/atributeerror-when-importing-users-from-se-dump/

I added the code to skip the user if user_type= None

mornaner gravatar imagemornaner ( 2012-12-10 13:30:52 -0500 )edit

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answered 2012-12-09 10:25:59 -0500

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Google OpenID's are specific to the domain name, if your migrated site is hosted on a different domain, those openids won't work.

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Yeah, we did test on a different domain (beta.draw3cards.com when the original site is draw3cards.com). However, I changed my local hosts file to point draw3cards.com to the IP of beta.draw3cards.com, and tried to login, and it still didn't work. This _could_ be because of something wrong on Google end, and might resolve itself when we do the actual migration...

ripper234 gravatar imageripper234 ( 2012-12-09 12:22:54 -0500 )edit

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