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  • Password Lockout

    I need some help - urgently.

    I've done something and locked myself out of the Admin CP.

    When I try to log in, it looks like it's going to go in, and then it goes right back to the login.

    Advice, please.....


  • #2
    This is probably a cookie domain/path issue. To fix this, upload the tools.php script in the 'do_not_upload' folder of the vB zip file to your Admin CP directory and run it from your browser. Use this to reset the cookie domain and path back to the defaults. And then leave your cookie domain and path at the default settings. There is no reason to change these. If you need to specify a unique cookie, use the cookie prefix setting in config.php instead.
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    • #3
      And don't forget to delete the tools.php file once you are finished resetting your cookie domain. You don't want to leave it on your site after you are done.



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