[pmwiki-users] Having problems adding a user to SiteAdmin/AuthUser
5ko at 5ko.fr
Fri Jul 1 20:41:30 CDT 2011
On Wednesday 29 June 2011 09:11:30, Tamara Temple wrote :
> I have been trying to add a user to the SiteAdmin/AuthUser page and
> having a devil of a time trying to get it to work.
> My SiteAdmin/AuthUser page source is at http://pastie.org/2138288 so
> you can see what I'm trying to do.
> I am trying to add the user nikki, which you can see on line 20. I
> already have user tamara working (at line 18). Further down the page,
> you can see where I add nikki to existing groups (lines 38, 39).
> When I go to test the new login, I get "Password required" and "Name/
> password not recognized." I am most positive I typed the name and
> password correctly.
If you get "Name/password not recognized" you may have mis-typed the name or
the password -- check CAPS lock, keyboard input language or similar.
The passwords shouldn't contain characters not found in the active codepage:
if your wiki is in ISO8859-1, the passwords cannot contain the € EURO symbol
or a Greek letter for example. Spaces in passwords are unsupported, and quotes
or apostrophes may produce unexpected results - report any problems to the
There is a known issue with PHP 5 on Windows with short passwords, I believe 4
characters or less - it is a bug outside PmWiki and we cannot fix it otherwise
than suggest using longer passwords.
If you have only "Password required" without "Name/password not recognized",
check if the username or usergroup has the required permissions - a page can
have individual passwords, different @usergroups etc., and a WikiGroup too.
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