Activity Stream (via https) is blocked by external firewall ruleset as in iframe

A TMG (Threat Management Gateway) with login management sits infront of the JIRA Server.

When viewing the dashboard (after login) the activity stream shows the TMG home page/challenge as the applet is in the form of an iframe (which doesnt inheirt the TMG cookie).

Any ideas?

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David Simpson Community Champion Oct 18, 2012

So, your JIRA server is mainly on HTTP, but the activity stream is on HTTPS which doesn't share the HTTP cookies?

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Not sure if this relevant or not or if Atlassian has changed their philosophy, but I remember this note from Greenhopper release 5.5 that atlassian will stop testing with iframes.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/GH/GreenHopper+5.5+Release+Notes#GreenHopper5.5ReleaseNotes-JIRAiframeRemoved

JIRA 4.2 onwards includes functionality that is not designed and/or tested for use within an iframe. As such GreenHopper can no longer ensure that the page displayed in the iframe will behave as expected.

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Hi Samuel,

I have found couple links with workarounds for this very same problem we are having from TMG side and they all point out clearing the block high-bit characters and normalization settings. These two changes worked for my case.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/837865/en-usThis one suggest to clear the “Block high-bit characters” check box, which I think might be a fix.

http://donalconlon.wordpress.com/tag/forefront-tmg/This link exactly talks about item 1 + Normalization

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