[pmwiki-users] AuthUser Loops Back?
5ko at 5ko.fr
Fri Apr 11 02:27:01 CDT 2014
Matthew Wayne Selznick writes:
> Hi -- I'm trying to set up AuthUser to limit editing abilities, but
> upon clicking "edit" and entering a username / password, the script
> loops back to the "Password Required" screen. It doesn't say the
> password or username are invalid... just loops back to asking for them
PmWiki allows you to work simultaneously with more than one password and/or
username, so it doesn't consider what you entered as invalid, just
insufficient for the action you are trying to do on that particular page.
(It remembers the passwords you entered and will try to use them on other
What have you entered in [[SiteAdmin.AuthUser]] ? In the editing area, you
should see something like:
Note, there is no # or -> before the username, just optional spaces.
Which PmWiki version you use? What is your PHP version? There is a simimlar
bug in old PmWiki versions on PHP 5.3 and newer installations. Does the bug
appear with the latest version? Also, on some Windows servers, you need to
have passwords longer than 4 characters.
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