Admin user and PWD failed login

Mar 15, 2012 at 12:45 AM

Hi need some help getting started! and yes I have read through documentation.

I have installed latest release and have running on local machine. Obviously the next step is to Log in, I have found the Admin user and PWD but these return failed login.

Sorry to be a Newbie, many thanks -P

Mar 15, 2012 at 12:57 AM

Did you change the permissions on the app_Data folder?

Mar 16, 2012 at 7:26 AM

Thanx for your post!

Can I ask firstly that if I unzip BlogEngine download into a blank web application (no app_Data folder) than the included app_Data folder inherits write permissions from the download project; and as such permissions do not need  to be reset. Is this correct? cheers -P

Mar 16, 2012 at 10:09 AM

The default admin username is "admin" and default password is "admin".  Is that what you are entering?

Permissions on App_Data are important too, but they are probably not affecting the login process.

Are you using the default web.config file that comes with BE and do you have the Users.xml file and Roles.xml files in the App_Data folder?

Mar 16, 2012 at 12:01 PM

Thanx Ben that was the issue, i was copying the hashed pwd out of the users.xml. I never came across pwd =Admin in my search for getting started. I must be a real dummie! -P