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Q. I have two websites that have differently named domains: www.economics101.com and www.economicsToday.com. How do I get a single logon, that permits the browser to go to both domains, but doesn't popup a second login dialog when I go to the second domain?

A. One way to do this is to protect by referrer, with failover. See the dialog here:
http://www.flicks.com/authentix/discover/access/byReferrer.htm
On each domain, protect by referrer in the usual way, allowing referrals from both domains. Check the checkbox saying "If locked out by referrer, authenticate by database, and if not locked out, don't authenticate." and set up the database protections as normal.

This will allow links from one domain to the other, while checking permissions on both.

This will work for two or more domains.

An alternative method (useful if you have different groups with overlapping sets of users permitted to the different domains' protected areas) is the following:

Set the protect by referrer to protect anyone that is referred from the -existing- site, then any links on the other should link with the following:
http://username:password@www.domain.com/members - but see here

Use
http://www.flicks.com/fbeta/q_and_a.htm/TechnicalSupport/who_is_the_current_user.asp
to get the current username and password.

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