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Unable to login with correct user name and password
06-13-2012, 05:14 PM
Post: #1
Unable to login with correct user name and password
Tried to login this morning with my usual admin and password combo but it gave me the error;

incorrect password
The user/password combination
is not a valid user of the system

I have reset the password in the database with phpmyadmin. I have also checked the file permissions for the weberp directory, just in case the host has reset them but they all seems ok. Huh

I am able to login with an employee account that I created in setup, but I need to login to the main admin account again to continue setting things up.

What can I do next?
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06-13-2012, 06:29 PM
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RE: Unable to login with correct user name and password
Hi,

You cannot use phpmyadmin directly. Just revise the password back for admin, and the password is 'f0f77a7f88e7c1e93ab4e316b4574c7843b00ea4'. It's hashed password-weberp.

Then you can modify your password with setup->user maintenance. Then edit it.

Best regards!

Exson
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06-13-2012, 09:06 PM
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RE: Unable to login with correct user name and password
Exson, That worked perfectly!
Many thanks Big Grin
Trevor
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06-16-2012, 03:56 AM
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RE: Unable to login with correct user name and password
Dear Exon,

Then, is it i actually a security breach?

any one with this hash can logon to any account and could tamper the whole system.
Please clarify...

Razor.
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06-20-2012, 07:14 PM
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RE: Unable to login with correct user name and password
No - Exson's post just explains how to set the password using phpMyAdmin - if anyone has access to phpMyAdmin then this is the security breach as any data is visible can be changed etc.

to set the password in mysql client or phpMyAdmin use:

UPDATE www_users SET password=sha1('my_new_password') WHERE userid='my_user_id';

where 'my_new_password' is your new password in plain text and
where 'my_user_id' is your webERP username

Phil Daintree
webERP Admin
Logic Works Ltd
http://www.logicworks.co.nz
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