[pmwiki-users] Site.SideBar is unprotected

rickconroy rick at op8.com
Thu Sep 7 18:24:50 CDT 2006

I wrote:
> > on my site, I have set it up so that editing
> > any page requires a password:
> > 	$DefaultPasswords['edit'] = crypt('secret');
> > 
> > This works, but not with Site.SideBar, which allows
> > anyone to edit, without a password. Ouch!
> > 
> > I am running version pmwiki-2.1.19,
> > which I get from
> > 	pmwiki.php?n=PmWiki.PmWiki

Patrick wrote:
> Did you perhaps upgrade your site from a previous version?
> Versions of PmWiki prior to 2.1 had this problem, but it shouldn't
> exist afterwards.

Yes, I did do the upgrade, from a version prior to 2.1
I'm surprised that the upgrade didn't solve this problem?

> At any rate, you can fix the problem by changing the edit password
> for Site.SideBar to be '@_site_edit', which means you want it
> to follow the site's edit password.  

Thank you, did that.
It now works well.
- rick

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