Same edit/admin url for all sites in Multi site environment

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We would like the possibility to set one absolute edit/admin url (http/https) for all sites in an multi site environment.

This to let the network admins to just open one url for editing and for editors that uses multiple to sites not have to re-authenticate when browsing the tree in edit mode.

Could be done by applicationsettings or in admin mode site settings.

#148786
May 24, 2016 10:51
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Hi,

That is not possible, since each website must map against one host. What you can do instead, is to have them all on different subdomains, since cookies can be shared across subdomains.

#148806
May 24, 2016 13:53
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Hi,

Ok, thanks.

We thought of that possibility but the network admins for the customer says that we cannot use subdomains this way since they only want to open edit mode on a single specific domain outside their network.

We couldn't use wildcard cookies either since some sites have their own domain names which are not subdomains.

#148864
May 25, 2016 13:47
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Regarding your last paragraph... that shouldn't be a problem, since a website can map against multiple hosts. So you can still have a primary host, which public visitor uses and then a subdomain for editors.

Let's say you have these hosts mapped to three different websites in Episerver admin:

www.company1.com

www.company2.com

www.company3.com

Then you can also map these hosts to the same websites in Episerver admin:

company1.company.com -> www.company1.com

company2.company.com -> www.company2.com

company3.company.com -> www.company3.com

Then you need to configure the authentication cookie to work for subdomain.

But since your client won't allow you to have more than one host open in the firewall, you're out of luck.

#148869
May 25, 2016 14:04
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