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When I switch the store to a specific domain https:// example.com (secure & unsecure), I get the error "Visible Section not found" when trying to log into the backend.

The funny thing: as soon as I change the url to something else say www.example.com the error disappears and I am able to login fine.

I was testing a lot (Enviroment Varibles, Cache flush, recompiling)

Can anybody explain this to me?

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This error is because of Admin session time is over.

To avoid this error You can increase the session time of Admin user. With the following step...

Stores > Configuration > Advance > Admin > security

Change the value of "Admin Session Lifetime (seconds)" field

  • I'm afraid, this is not it. The value you're referring to is @ 2700. – Bernhard Prange Apr 17 '18 at 13:17
  • Also, this wouldn't explain that, upon a url change everything is working. – Bernhard Prange Apr 17 '18 at 13:17
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After changing url: please logout and run these commands from SSH as follows:

1. php bin/magento cache:flush
2. php bin/magento indexer:reindex

3. php bin/magento setup:upgrade
4. php bin/magento setup:di:compile 
5. php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

then Login to admin and check..

  • Done that a LOT. It doesn't help. I can change to ANY domain but the one specific. www. is working .domain is not working. – Bernhard Prange Apr 18 '18 at 9:41
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Basically the "Visible Section not found" error means that the session didn't work in any way.

I had the trouble now twice. One time it was a .example.com set as the cookie domain while the domain in use was ´example.com´ the second time it was due to a not available compression format within the redis config.

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Magento Community Ver. 2.2.3

Struggled a lot. I tried to remove caches, pub/static/ files, and sessions.

But the solution was very easy. Go to magento_root/app/etc/ then open file env.php

Change below frontName xxxxxx with what you want

return array ( 'backend' => array ( 'frontName' => 'xxxxxx', ),

It worked.

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Just clear browser cookies and all done.

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