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User Login - multiple table session variables

Thread began 3/13/2015 5:39 am by georgina_barrett_187762 | Last modified 3/17/2015 12:43 pm by georgina_barrett_187762 | 1013 views | 5 replies


User Login - multiple table session variables

I have 2 tables a client table and a product table. The username and password are stored in the product table as a client can log in to different websites depending on what product they have and they can use different usernames/passwords for each website.

On this particular website there are 2 login levels; a manager login and staff login. When a user logs in they are taken to the manager login and if they don't have the correct permissions they are redirected to the staff login.

My problem is the value that determines whether the user is manager or staff is stored in the clients table (usertype) as this will always be the same regardless of what products they have.

When the user logs in I can store session variables but only from the table where the username and password is stored.

I have tried creating a recordset on the manager login page to pull the 'clienttype' and then add the security access but it doesn't work. Is there anyway of storing this variable on login?

This is the page code...

$colname_client = "-1";
if (isset($_GET['Login_ClientID'])) {
$colname_client = $_GET['Login_ClientID'];
mysql_select_db($database_extratime, $extratime);
$query_client = sprintf("SELECT customercontacts.`Ref`, customercontacts.Title, customercontacts.Surname, customercontacts.FirstName, customercontacts.ClientType, customercontacts.ClientTypeLevel FROM customercontacts WHERE customercontacts.`Ref`=%s", GetSQLValueString($colname_client, "int"));
$client = mysql_query($query_client, $extratime) or die(mysql_error());
$row_client = mysql_fetch_assoc($client);
$totalRows_client = mysql_num_rows($client);
<?php require_once( "../webassist/security_assist/helper_php.php" ); ?>
if (!WA_Auth_RulePasses("mlogin")){

This is the securityhelper code


function WA_Auth_GetComparisonsForRule($ruleName){
$comparisons = array();

switch ($ruleName){
case "login":
$comparisons[0] = array(TRUE, "".$row_client['ClientTypeLevel'] ."", 1, "2");
case "mlogin":
$comparisons[0] = array(TRUE, "".$row_client['ClientTypeLevel'] ."", 1, "1");
return $comparisons;

function WA_Auth_GetGroup($groupName){
$group = Array();



return $group;


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