[pmwiki-users] Force username AND password login (NOT just password)

Hladůvka Jiří mail at revida.sk
Tue Mar 30 12:58:15 CDT 2010

Are the site pages protected?
If you wish to protect for example a group Main
so go to

and set the authorizations.
If you enter  id:* it means that only logged in user
can access the pages of the group.

The same for a single page


Dne 30.3.2010 18:57, Gabriele Azzaro napsal(a):
> I tried from scratch from a  different machine. I did find the
> SiteAdmin.AuthUser and followed the instructions again, but the site
> still opens to anyone leaving the username field blank, all that's
> needed is the password. It's puzzling because I put only one user in
> SiteAdmin.AuthUser, and gave it a different password from the admin's,
> but both passwords open the site without usernames. So it is not easy to
> remember when one is logged in as user or admin.
> Is it possible to edit the very input field for the username and make it
> so that it won't accept blank entries? Like you do with JS in html
> obligatory form fields? It may seem stupid, but I am rather stuck...
> Thanks, Gabriele
> On 30/03/2010 17:24, pmwiki at 911networks.com wrote:
>> On Tue, 30 Mar 2010 13:21:03 +0200
>> Gabriele Azzaro<gazzaro at gazzaro.it> wrote:
>>> I'm new to PmWiki, and cannot get my first attempt to force users to
>>> login with BOTH username AND password. It's for my students, and the
>>> username is sfp2, the password is student. It works fine. The
>>> problem is that access is granted even if one inputs just the
>>> password on its own, with no username, so that anonymous login is
>>> effectively allowed... Is there a way to FORCE username as well as
>>> password login? Also, will it work even if a student accessed a
>>> particular page directly skipping over the main home page of the
>>> site? Thanks for any hints, cannot find anything specific in the
>>> documentation, perhaps I'm wrong... Gabriele
>> Did you follow these instructions?
>> http://pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/QuickStartForAuthUser
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