[wikka-community] password reminder, email functionality
Tue Jan 8 06:48:02 GMT 2008
I resolved this problem by changing my exim4 configuration from
"Smarthost" to "SMTP." This is accomplished by running:
Perhaps this should be mentioned in the System Requirements documentation.
It is not a wikka specific problem per se, it is a compability problem
with php4/5 and exim4; however, many of us small server admins have
switched over to smarthosting and it is not intuitive that this would be a
Happy New Year!
Christopher Marcum wrote:
> Hi Brian (and others)
> I am running Debian Etch on 2.6.18-5-686 kernel so the Windows problem
> should not manifest itself here.
> I think the module is called "Password Forgotten" the url this page on my
> wki is
> and the included module is named emailpassword.php, but does not appear to
> be the same module that you directed me to; should I try that one instead?
> Brian Koontz wrote:
>> Hi, Chris, and welcome! Passwords are stored in the DB as hashes, so
>> there's no easy way to retrieve a password from the DB.
>> How, exactly, are you invoking "email password reminder"? Are you
>> using a module, such as this one here
>> (http://wikkawiki.org/Mod017fPasswordManagement)? What platform are
>> you running on? There are some issues with Windows and the PHP mail()
>> call that require you to set up a few extra parameters.
>> On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 05:15:39PM -0800, Christopher Marcum wrote:
>>> I am new to this community. I hope to announce some features I wrote
>>> Wikka here soon. First, I have a question:
>>> Is there some specific system requirement for the "email password
>>> reminder" to work? I have set up a number of users all with the same
>>> address and password. When I tested the email password reminder
>>> functionality for each of these users, it did not send an email to any
>>> the specified addresses. Why not? Is there a way to retrieve passwords
>>> directly from the mysql database?
>>> php4 on apache2
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