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General questions about getting started with SilverStripe that don't fit in any of the categories above.

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Log in problems after installation

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Community Member, 7 Posts

4 December 2013 at 7:53am

Hi. I installed WEBPI.
I clicked on the 'Content Management System' link.
It asks me to log in but I can't. I don't understand what e-mail and password have I to fill in. And I had the same problem with the demo version. I couldn't access.

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Forum Moderator, 1391 Posts

4 December 2013 at 11:51pm

Normally, on installing SilverStripe, you are asked to fill in an e-mailaddress and password for your administrator account. That's what you'll use to login onto the SilverStripe CMS

I've never used web pi, so I'm not sure what happens there, and why you don't have the admin account, but in situations like this you can set a (temporary) admin login in your mysite/_config.php like this (use your own admin emailaddress and password):

Security::setDefaultAdmin('adminemail', 'password');


Community Member, 7 Posts

5 December 2013 at 4:30am

OK, problem solved. Thank you.
The problem was that he asked me the e-mail, but in reality I had to fill in the admin.