[pmwiki-users] AuthUser and admin passwords

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Tue Sep 19 08:12:34 CDT 2006

On Mon, Sep 18, 2006 at 10:27:03AM -0500, Castiron wrote:
>    How does one use AuthUser to give a user admin privileges, or is this
>    possible?  

If you simply want a user to have admin privileges, you can do:

    $DefaultPasswords['admin'] = 'id:username';

>    I tried putting the admin password as my user password, and
>    that led to a mess; I still couldn't log in to admin-only pages, including
>    Site.AuthUser, as myself -- and I couldn't log in as admin either.  

That's very odd, setting the admin password the same as the user password
really should've worked.


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