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session checking

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I am using session checking on each page to ensure the user had logged on. When they do the following code is executed:
function startSession($lg_name){
$_SESSION['author'] = $lg_name;

at the start of each page the following code is then executed:
if (!isset($_SESSION['author'])){
$result = "invalid";
$result = "valid";
//$_SESSION['position'] = $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'];
return $result;

The problem i have is that i can just enter the URL of a page in IE and it lets me in. I thought it might be because of the session_start being called, but the same happens without this. Any ideas?
Apr 26 '07 #1
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