[typo] With trunk, can no longer login as Admin [SOLVED]

Phil Cryer phil at cryer.us
Thu Apr 6 23:31:27 EDT 2006

On Thu, 6 Apr 2006 22:16:41 +0100, "Dick Davies" <rasputnik at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 06/04/06, phil <phil at cryer.us> wrote:
>> > And since I *hate* it when I search mailing lists to find an answer
>> > just to see someone say, "never mind, I fixed it"
>> > without saying how they fixed it, here ya go:
> (google : file under 'possibly not such a great idea' ) :)
>> > Symptom: couldn't login as admin to Typo site
>> >
>> > Solution: go into database, switch to Typo database and enter:
>> >
>> > delete from users where id=1;
>> >
>> > fire up your site/admin
>> >
>> > re-create the admin acct.
>> >
>> > I'm sure there's other ways to handle this, but this works.  Thanks
> again
> Think that's a bad fix - if you have an auto-increment id field on the
> users
> table, then when you recreate the user he has a different id.
> I expect that's why you can't edit any of your old posts.
> The best fix is to use the console, find the old user
>  me = User.find(1)
> in my case, then reset the password with a
>   me.password = me.password_confirmation = 'sekrit'
>   me.save

Thanks Dave - however you say 'use the console' - what do you mean by this?  Is this ia Ruby thing?  If so I'd like to know more about how to use it.  Again, thanks for pointing out a better way, I'm always up for that.


> (Yes, I forget my password a lot).
>> However - the only thing that seems brok3n is when I click on a article
> title and get to the article page, I don't get the 'Edit' option next to
> the title to jump right into the edit function even when I'm logged in. 
> If I go to /admin it'll drop me over there and I can do all of my admin-y
> stuff, but this functionality was there yesterday before I 'fixed' my
> login issue.
>> Is there anything else I need to add to the DB to have my user be
> 'special'?
> --
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