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  ColdFusion MX on Mac OS X, Part 3
Subject:   password problems
Date:   2002-08-23 10:13:05
From:   jwhanson
Well it seems as if everything is working fine with the install of CFMX on OSX and then when I finally get to the point where I get to log on my password doesn't work. I'm sure I'm typing the right password that I used during the linux install. I've even tried reinstalling in linux with a different password and I still can't log onto the CFMX once it's installed on OSX. I feel like I've followed each step with precision any ideas what the problem might be or how to get around it.

I've also tried running CFMX on the virtual pc to see if the login is working at that point but I can't get to the page because it times out before I get there.


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  • password problems
    2002-08-23 10:49:46  dicklacara [View]

    You need to use the password that you specified during the CFMX install on Linux, rather than the password you specified for the cfmx user you defined when you installed Linux.

    Specifically the password you entered in:

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    Install ColdFusion MX on Red Hat Linux
    Step 12

    • password problems
      2002-08-23 11:11:05  jwhanson [View]

      I'm using the password that I typed into the CFMX install. That is why I'm clueless as to what the problem might be.
      • password problems
        2002-08-23 12:25:06  dicklacara [View]

        I posed the question to the CF-Talk list and got the following URL:


        The procedure specifies a windows directory structure:

        c:\Program Files\ColdFusionMX\lib\neo-security.xml

        The equivalent for our installation is:


        This will turn Administrator security off & allow you access to the Administrator (after restarting CFMX).

        Once in the Administrator, use the "Security Settings" to enable Administrator Security checking and enter a New password.

        That CF-Talk list is really great!