Users (Local or Global) cannot log into a new Sub-wiki site
Expectation is that we setup an additional wiki site that can have users
log in directly but that does not work - when you attempt to log in with a
valid user ID it provides no error message it just prompts you to log in
We setup another wiki on our instance and we are unable to get any users to
authenticate to the site. The workaround is to create users as a Global
user and add them to the sub-wiki site's XWikiAllGroup.
The use case is to establish another Wiki that we can add outside partner's
users to it and segregate them from the main wiki site.
*The configuration we have for the sub-wiki is as follows:*
* Any global user can request to join but an admin must accept
Main Wiki is setup for LDAP - the sub-wiki is NOT.
#-# The following line is used to enable LDAP. See the LDAP section for
Enable or not LDAP authentication for this wiki. If enabled and configured
properly, a local user will be created whenever a LDAP user visit this wiki
for the first time.
TRY LOCAL LOGIN
If ldap authentication fails for any reason, try XWiki DB authentication
with the same credentials. Default is yes
List of Installed Software
openjdk version "1.8.0_121"
mysqld Ver 5.5.54 for Linux on x86_64 (MySQL Community Server (GPL))
Amazon Linux AMI (
Question is - did we miss a configuration step to authenticate the users
for the sub-wiki for basic authentication? What configuration files should
we look at and what sections of those may have a clue for how this should
be configured and function as expected?