[pmwiki-users] Main.homepage asks for login..

Sofia M sofiam at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 02:03:09 CDT 2009

Petko -
thanks for the suggestion about the Main/GroupAttributes?action=attr,
but that didn't work either...
Hans - I didn't even know that I could look at the code of a page in
the wiki.d directory, thanks for the tip, I'll use it in the future,
but for now it turns out there are no passwords set there either...

Is there anyone who's using userauth on this list?


On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 5:15 PM, Petko Yotov<5ko at 5ko.fr> wrote:
>>> I installed userauth from the cookbook, and after messing with it, I
> UserAuth is an external module written by an independent developer. You
> could probably try to contact him directly.
>>> can state that is IS, in fact, working - ?action=admin brings up the
>>> right page, I can edit users, etc...
> There is no core PmWiki action "admin", I assume it is used by the
> UserAuth module.
>>> the problem is - I don't understand why the main page of the wiki
>>> (/Main/HomePage) is asking for a login
>>> on ?action=admin, I have GuestUser defined with these permissions:
>>> "read_all, rss" - and it doesn't matter if I change it to just 'read'
>>> from 'read_all', or if I get rid of 'rss'..
> There are no PmWiki permissions "read_all" or "rss", again, your
> question probably relates to the UserAuth recipe, and its author may be
> better placed to answer than anyone else.
>>> might this be a hold-over from the previous use of native authuser? -
>>> I have set the passwords on /Main/HomePage to 'clear  in the
>>> ?action=attr
> Yes, "clear" without the quotes should clear all passwords to a page.
> You may also have defined passwords in a
> Main/GroupAttributes?action=attr page, and you can clear them the same
> way.
> In recent PmWiki versions (2.2.0+) there is also the page
> SiteAdmin/AuthList listing all pages with some passwords.
> Thanks,
> Petko

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