[pmwiki-users] userauth questions

Sofia M sofiam at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 15:46:23 CST 2009

someone, please give me some suggestions as to what this might be - or
I might have to dump the PMwiki idea alltogether, this is just too
much trouble..

On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 9:30 PM, Sofia M <sofiam at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> so, after a few unsuccessful stints trying to figure out AuthUser, I
> was recommended to switch to UserAuth (cookbook) solution.
> I installed it, and it seems to be working fine... except - it doesn't
> let me add new users.
> Here's a scenario:
> I'm logged in as an administrator, and I go to ?action=admin
> I'm presented with the page for adding users, however, when I click on
> the 'add user' link and fill out all the information for that user, I
> click on 'Add', and it takes me back to ?action=admin page where the
> user I thought I just created ISN'T listed.
> when I look at the .htpasswd page on the server, it looks like nothing
> has changed - that user really isn't added
> Now, if I manually edit the .htpasswd file and add users directly in
> there, those users then show up in the ?action=admin  pages, with all
> the 'abilities'...
> Now, why won't it let me create users from the interface but will pick
> them up if they're written in .htpasswd ?
> thanks,
> Sofia

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