[Systems] lost wiki password

Frederick Grose fgrose at sugarlabs.org
Thu Feb 14 15:48:41 EST 2013

On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 1:41 PM, Chris Leonard <cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 4:40 PM, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi guys, sorry to bother you, but I forgot my SL wiki password (login is
> > SeanDaly). Can you please reset it, or did I miss an automated reset
> feature
> > somewhere?
> >
> > thanks
> > Sean
> I'm speculating that with the addition of OpenID as a login option,
> the method for password resets may have changed.  However, I'm a
> little fuzzy on the details.
> I think it may take an SL sysadmin (as opposed to just a wiki b-crat,
> for instance).  I looked at the various options for doing this via
> Special pages (logged on as a b-crat), but I did not immediately see a
> MW-accessible interface for doing this for you, or I would have done
> it.
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Resetting_passwords
> Sorry I couldn't be more help.
> cjl

It looks like we need an update to the LDAP Authentication extension.
We are at version 1.2e, but v1.2g has this changelog entry (

   - Added fix to make mail me a password work again

(Something for Bernie.)
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