Password management with multiple accounts at the same url does not work




9 years ago
7 years ago


(Reporter: Rainer Schnell, Unassigned)


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(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2011-1-1], URL)



9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; de; rv:1.9.1b4) Gecko/20090423 Firefox/3.5b4
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; de; rv:1.9.1b4) Gecko/20090423 Firefox/3.5b4

At I use two login accounts. If I work only with one of them the stored account with the password is written into the login field.

But when I try to login with the second account the new e-mail name is overwritten with the first e-mail name. When I write it very fast I can put the e-mail name and the password in the fields without the change. The password manage stores the new account but I cannot login because at least the new e-mail address is overwritten bei the old one.

When I start this url again none of the stored accounts are submitted.

When I kill the new account the password management still works.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make two accounts with different passwords
2. Login with the first account. There the password runs automaticcally. After this logout. 
3. Login with the second account. (I could not) 
4. Check: is the new account in the password list?
5. Login at the same url: Is the a list shown with both of the accounts (like in Mozilla)?
Actual Results:  
No list appears. The login field is empty.

Expected Results:  
Choice between the two accounts appearing in a list. That one I choose is written into the login field.

It does not work with Firefox 3.1.0, 3.1_Beta_3 and 3.5_Beta_4. But it works with Mozilla 1.8b
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; de-AT; rv:1.8b) Gecko/20050217

Comment 1

8 years ago
Furthermore, firefox isn't even able to store password for different subdirectories:

e.g. is treated the same as
Reporter, are you still seeing this issue with Firefox 3.6.12 or later in safe mode? If not, please close. These links can help you in your testing.
Also, please consider using the most recent Firefox 4 beta build, your bug may be resolved there.
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2011-1-1]

Comment 3

7 years ago
Partly fixed.
Multiple accounts on one domain do work with 3.6.12 -- at least here.

But as soon as the accounts only differ via their URL it doesn't.
The password manager seems to assume that there is a login _and_ a password.
But some sites only have a field for the password.
E.g. for list management via mailman the password manager is unusable.
Not a complex case with multiple accounts: one password for one distinct URL.

No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.13 or later and a new profile ( If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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