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  1. authenticate a customer portal using SOAP login() method and LoginScopeHeader
  2. receive SessionID in LoginResult object
  3. How can I use SessionID to redirect the user's browser to the customer portal and log them in?

I've tried frontdoor.jsp, but it's not working.

Is there a better way to do this?

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This discussion forum thread suggests that you can do this with

https://<instance>.salesforce.com/secur/frontdoor.jsp?sid=<sessionId>&orgId=<orgId>&portalId=<portalId>

Change <instance> to the relevant instance, e.g. na1, and substitute in the relevant IDs.

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metadaddy FTW! Thanks! –  aaronbauman Apr 25 at 13:50

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