|Applies To||RSA ClearTrust Agent 4.5 for Microsoft IIS|
Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) 5.0
Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) 6.0
|Issue||RSA ClearTrust unable to set URL retention or the CTSESSION cookie|
When accessing a ClearTrust-protected resource, the user is authenticated, but they are directed to the ClearTrust home page instead of the target URL after authentication. The URL redirection cookie and the ClearTrust session cookie are not issued. The auth server log file shows that the user is authenticated.
This can occur if the IIS Web server domain name contains an invalid character. The underscore character is not allowed in domain names. The following RFC outlines the conventions for domain names:
Microsoft specifically blocks these invalid names:
To correct this issue, change the name of the Web server so it does not contain any invalid characters.
|Legacy Article ID||a22332|