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Select which a5w page to run based if the user is logging in using a PC/iPad or iPhone

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  • Select which a5w page to run based if the user is logging in using a PC/iPad or iPhone

    I have tried a couple of different ways to do this.... At the moment in the Login.a5w page I set a session variable..
    dim session.Device as C = Request.UserAgent
    dim session.redirect as C
    if containsi(session.Device,"ipad") then
    session.redirect = "MainMenuMobile.a5w"
    else if containsi(session.Device,"iphone")
    session.redirect = "MainMenuMobile.a5w"
    else
    session.redirect = "MainMenu.a5w"
    end if

    Then under 'Web Security' then 'Web Security Configuration' I set the 'After Login Event' to
    e.url = strtran(e.url,"MainMenu.a5w",session.redirect)

    MainMenu.a5w is the Redirect Page - Login value I have set..

    This does not seem to be working ..., or is there a simpler way to do it?

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    Re: Select which a5w page to run based if the user is logging in using a PC/iPad or iPhone

    Have a look at the AppLauncher Component, found within Web Components

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    • #3
      Re: Select which a5w page to run based if the user is logging in using a PC/iPad or iPhone

      Hi Graeme,

      I may be a bit confused but why are using strtran in the Web Sec Config.

      What about something like this.
      1. In web sec config in the after login property redirect to you Login.a5w page (not e.url = strtran(e.url,"MainMenu.a5w",session.redirect just use Login.a5w)
      2. Don't use the sessions, I can't see why you need them plus its just extra work for WAS to keep track of them.

      It seems to me that all you really need to know after some one logs in is the device type (Request.UserAgent) after that check for the device type with
      either a series of if statements or a select statement and redirect accordingly.

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      • #4
        Re: Select which a5w page to run based if the user is logging in using a PC/iPad or iPhone

        Thanks... I am trying the applauncher... this is the problem in working part time in isolation .. sometimes the obvious is not obvious... thanks again

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          Re: Select which a5w page to run based if the user is logging in using a PC/iPad or iPhone

          The one thing I have not been able to set up right is when someone is on a mobile device and requests a desktop view...so be aware that users may do this.
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