[pmwiki-users] URGENT: Global Password Reset
nospam at eton.ca
Mon Aug 1 12:19:30 CDT 2005
At 2005-08-01 10:59 AM -0400, Ryan D'Baisse is rumored to have said:
>Okay, how about a way to "forget" the password and/or "logout"? I found one
>page that had a password. I supplied that password and was able to change
>it. I then navigated to a second page that I THINK has a password.
>Unfortunately, I was allowed to instantly view the page. I am not sure if
>my password was cached or if the second page really did not have a password.
>I am assuming it was cached and I would like that to not happen.
An kludgy way to do this is to open two browsers, FireFox and IE. Firefox
has a plugin available called something like "open this page in IE". Browse
to the suspect page in FF. If you don't get a password prompt, the page is
not protected. If you do get a password prompt, right click on it and
select "open this page in IE". In IE, enter the password, which will be
cached. Change password as desired and then switch back to FF to test the
Just remember never to enter a PW in FF.
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