Getting ActionController::InvalidAuthenticityToken error Please help tried to run thru the solutions searched via google but no luck

Hi ,

I am trying to test spot.us on my local machine , I installed it and
have rails 2.3.2 but when i register a new user i get the following
error ActionController::InvalidAuthenticityToken.

I am pasting the traces please help , I am pretty new to ror so may
sound awkward sometimes

C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/request_forgery_protection.rb:79:in
`verify_authenticity_token'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/
active_support/callbacks.rb:178:in `send'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/
active_support/callbacks.rb:178:in `evaluate_method'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/
active_support/callbacks.rb:166:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/filters.rb:225:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/filters.rb:629:in `run_before_filters'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/filters.rb:615:in `call_filters'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/filters.rb:610:in `perform_action_without_benchmark'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/benchmarking.rb:68:in
`perform_action_without_rescue'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/
active_support/core_ext/benchmark.rb:17:in `ms'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/
active_support/core_ext/benchmark.rb:10:in `realtime'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/
active_support/core_ext/benchmark.rb:17:in `ms'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/benchmarking.rb:68:in
`perform_action_without_rescue'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/rescue.rb:160:in `perform_action_without_flash'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/flash.rb:141:in `perform_action'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/base.rb:523:in `send'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/base.rb:523:in `process_without_filters'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/filters.rb:606:in `sass_old_process'
C:/InstantRails/rails_apps/spot-us2/vendor/gems/haml-2.0.7/lib/sass/
plugin/rails.rb:19:in `process'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/base.rb:391:in `process'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/base.rb:386:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/routing/route_set.rb:433:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/dispatcher.rb:88:in `dispatch'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/dispatcher.rb:111:in `_call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/dispatcher.rb:82:in `initialize'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.2/lib/
active_record/query_cache.rb:29:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.2/lib/
active_record/query_cache.rb:29:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.2/lib/
active_record/connection_adapters/abstract/query_cache.rb:34:in
`cache'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.2/lib/
active_record/query_cache.rb:9:in `cache'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.2/lib/
active_record/query_cache.rb:28:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.2/lib/
active_record/connection_adapters/abstract/connection_pool.rb:361:in
`call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/
head.rb:9:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/
methodoverride.rb:24:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/params_parser.rb:15:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/rewindable_input.rb:25:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/session/cookie_store.rb:93:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/reloader.rb:9:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/failsafe.rb:11:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/
lock.rb:11:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/
lock.rb:11:in `synchronize'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/
lock.rb:11:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/
action_controller/dispatcher.rb:106:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-2.3.2/lib/rails/rack/
static.rb:31:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/
urlmap.rb:46:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/
urlmap.rb:40:in `each'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/
urlmap.rb:40:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-2.3.2/lib/rails/rack/
log_tailer.rb:17:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/
content_length.rb:13:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/
chunked.rb:15:in `call'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/
handler/mongrel.rb:61:in `process'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.5-x86-
mswin32-60/lib/mongrel.rb:159:in `process_client'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.5-x86-
mswin32-60/lib/mongrel.rb:158:in `each'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.5-x86-
mswin32-60/lib/mongrel.rb:158:in `process_client'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.5-x86-
mswin32-60/lib/mongrel.rb:285:in `run'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.5-x86-
mswin32-60/lib/mongrel.rb:285:in `initialize'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.5-x86-
mswin32-60/lib/mongrel.rb:285:in `new'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.5-x86-
mswin32-60/lib/mongrel.rb:285:in `run'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.5-x86-
mswin32-60/lib/mongrel.rb:268:in `initialize'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.5-x86-
mswin32-60/lib/mongrel.rb:268:in `new'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.5-x86-
mswin32-60/lib/mongrel.rb:268:in `run'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/
handler/mongrel.rb:34:in `run'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-2.3.2/lib/commands/
server.rb:111
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:
31:in `gem_original_require'
C:/InstantRails/ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:
31:in `require'
script/server:3

Request

Parameters:

{"user"=>{"password_confirmation"=>"s",
"type"=>"Citizen",
"terms_of_service"=>"1",
"first_name"=>"saurabh1",
"last_name"=>"s",
"password"=>"s",
"email"=>"sagarwal1981@gmail.com"},
"x"=>"56",
"y"=>"15",
"authenticity_token"=>"LwLcbcAm56CqsVprhVAcL6AOrBJMsRcD+Hp6Q9WiVaA="}

Thanks
Saurabh

It's possible that you have a session key left over from a previous
app. Try clearing your session cookies and see if that helps.

Cheers,
Nicholas

Getting the same error when creating new user...

ActionController::InvalidAuthenticityToken in UsersController#create

ActionController::InvalidAuthenticityToken
RAILS_ROOT: /home/admin/spot-us

Application Trace | Framework Trace | Full Trace
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/request_forgery_protection.rb:79:in
`verify_authenticity_token'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/active_support/callbacks.rb:178:in
`send'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/active_support/callbacks.rb:178:in
`evaluate_method'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/active_support/callbacks.rb:166:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/filters.rb:225:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/filters.rb:629:in
`run_before_filters'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/filters.rb:615:in
`call_filters'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/filters.rb:610:in
`perform_action_without_benchmark'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/benchmarking.rb:68:in
`perform_action_without_rescue'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/active_support/core_ext/benchmark.rb:17:in
`ms'
/usr/lib/ruby/1.8/benchmark.rb:308:in `realtime'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-2.3.2/lib/active_support/core_ext/benchmark.rb:17:in
`ms'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/benchmarking.rb:68:in
`perform_action_without_rescue'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/rescue.rb:160:in
`perform_action_without_flash'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/flash.rb:141:in
`perform_action'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/base.rb:523:in
`send'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/base.rb:523:in
`process_without_filters'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/filters.rb:606:in
`sass_old_process'
/home/admin/spot-us/vendor/gems/haml-2.0.7/lib/sass/plugin/rails.rb:19:in
`process'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/base.rb:391:in
`process'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/base.rb:386:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/routing/route_set.rb:433:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/dispatcher.rb:88:in
`dispatch'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/dispatcher.rb:111:in
`_call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/dispatcher.rb:82:in
`initialize'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.2/lib/active_record/query_cache.rb:29:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.2/lib/active_record/query_cache.rb:29:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.2/lib/active_record/connection_adapters/abstract/query_cache.rb:34:in
`cache'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.2/lib/active_record/query_cache.rb:9:in
`cache'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.2/lib/active_record/query_cache.rb:28:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-2.3.2/lib/active_record/connection_adapters/abstract/connection_pool.rb:361:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/head.rb:9:in `call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/methodoverride.rb:24:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/params_parser.rb:15:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/rewindable_input.rb:25:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/session/cookie_store.rb:93:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/reloader.rb:9:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/failsafe.rb:11:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/lock.rb:11:in `call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/lock.rb:11:in
`synchronize'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/lock.rb:11:in `call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-2.3.2/lib/action_controller/dispatcher.rb:106:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-2.3.2/lib/rails/rack/static.rb:31:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/urlmap.rb:46:in `call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/urlmap.rb:40:in `each'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/urlmap.rb:40:in `call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-2.3.2/lib/rails/rack/log_tailer.rb:17:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/content_length.rb:13:in
`call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/chunked.rb:15:in `call'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/handler/mongrel.rb:61:in
`process'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.4/lib/mongrel.rb:159:in
`process_client'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.4/lib/mongrel.rb:158:in `each'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.4/lib/mongrel.rb:158:in
`process_client'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.4/lib/mongrel.rb:285:in `run'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.4/lib/mongrel.rb:285:in
`initialize'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.4/lib/mongrel.rb:285:in `new'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.4/lib/mongrel.rb:285:in `run'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.4/lib/mongrel.rb:268:in
`initialize'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.4/lib/mongrel.rb:268:in `new'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.4/lib/mongrel.rb:268:in `run'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.0.0/lib/rack/handler/mongrel.rb:34:in
`run'
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-2.3.2/lib/commands/server.rb:111
/usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:31:in
`gem_original_require'
/usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:31:in `require'
script/server:3
Request

Parameters:

{"x"=>"29",
"y"=>"21",
"authenticity_token"=>"vgJbe0UJTbEEYCC3oZl6YlOArxE2Uc56o98qqgZOxYs=",
"user"=>{"password_confirmation"=>"pass",
"type"=>"Citizen",
"last_name"=>"yat",
"terms_of_service"=>"1",
"password"=>"pass",
"first_name"=>"lav",
"email"=>"ASDFG@HJKL.com"}}
Show session dump

Response

Headers:

{"Content-Type"=>"",
"Cache-Control"=>"no-cache"}