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Installing SilverStripe /

Getting SilverStripe up and running on your computer and on your web server.

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Community Member, 5 Posts

10 April 2010 at 7:54am

Hi Guys,

Immediately after installation of SilverStripe I am redirected to the login page. However, upon entering my UN and PW (of which I created moments before) it prompts "That doesn't seem to be the right e-mail address or password. Please try again.". I have tried 4 reinstalls.

Help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advanced,



Community Member, 45 Posts

13 April 2010 at 2:34am

Edited: 13/04/2010 2:34am

Hi Moonlight,

Edit: I should ask - What version of SS?

Whilst I don't have an answer for you about the problem you are seeing (usernames and password "Just Work" for me on install) you are able to set a default user name and password in configuration so that you can keep moving without re-installing everytime.

Put the following in to mysite/_config.php


This will force the default user admin user to be 'admin' , with a password of 'password'.

Anyway, this should get you past this problem without needing to get dirty in the database to ensure that your initial user has been created.



Community Member, 5 Posts

13 April 2010 at 4:46am

Excellent, it's all sorted now.

Thank you very much Owen.