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

Sofia M sofiam at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 01:11:29 CDT 2009

all right... - I can't figure this out and tomorrow (Monday) is my
last day before maternity leave!!
Help :)
Willing to pay someone consulting fee to figure this out so I don't'
have to be thinking about this while on maternity leave..
Needs to be someone who's using userauth.


On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 2:03 AM, Sofia M <sofiam at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
> Sofia
> 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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