Changes for page Security

Last modified by Simon Urli on 2023/12/26

From version 1.3
edited by Sergiu Dumitriu
on 2007/03/16
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To version 1.4
edited by Vincent Massol
on 2007/03/16
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13 13  By default, this account is disabled. To enable it, you have to edit <tt>&lt;xwiki-dir&gt;/WEB-INF/xwiki.cfg</tt>, uncomment the <tt>xwiki.superadminpassword=system</tt> line and set a proper password. To disable it, just comment this line. Remember to restart the servlet container after changing <tt>xwiki.cfg</tt>.
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15 +#info("Using this superadmin account is useful when you cannot log in anymore, for example when you forgot your admin user password or if you messed up the rights.")
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15 15  1.1 Cookie Encryption Keys
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17 17  When a user chooses to be remembered when he logs in, a cookie is saved on his machine. The cookie is encrypted so that nobody having access to it can see the username/password. This encryption is done using 2 configuration parameters located in the ~~xwiki.cfg~~ configuration file. This file is located in ~~WEB-INF/~~ in the XWiki WAR (see the [Installation>AdminGuide.Installation] for where it's installed).

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