[Pmwiki-users] Password Problems

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud
Sat Nov 29 16:32:42 CST 2003

Keep in mind that most browsers cache passwords (and the
sessionauth.php script explicitly does so), so once you've entered a
password correctly during a browser session you won't be prompted
again for the password until the browser is closed or a different
password is required.


On Wednesday, November 26, 2003, 4:30:08 PM, you wrote:

> Now that seems to work but even after setting the edit and attr
> passwords using http://clevercoder.com/index.php?action=attr , it
> still allows me to edit pages w/o a password.

> It is likely I am following the directions wrong because they
> aren't very clear on how to actually set up password protection, to
> me anyways.

> Thanks,
> Brandon Philips

> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: Nathan Jones <nathanj at optimo.com.au>
> Date:  Thu, 27 Nov 2003 09:21:30 +1100

>>brandon at clevercoder.com wrote:
>>> $DefaultPasswords['admin'] = crypt('mysecret'); 
>>>into my local.php and no change when I visited
>>>clevercoder.com/index.php?action=attr .  It still wouldn't let me in.
>>By default, PmWiki uses Basic HTTP auth (ie. browser pops up a username
>>and password prompt). Not sure why it's not working for you, but some web
>>server set ups don't support it. Didn't work for me either.
>>You could try adding:
>>...to local.php. This will get PmWiki to prompt for a password in a web
>>based form instead.
>>Nathan Jones

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