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Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#9181 closed enhancement (fixed)

Mention consequences of changing Authentication Unique Keys

Reported by: jidanni Owned by:
Milestone: 2.8 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 2.7
Component: Comments Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:

Description

In wp-config-sample.php at
"Authentication Unique Keys", you need to add the following to the comment:
"If you ever change any of these settings, the following bad things will happen:..."
(from needing to login again, to needing to install the whole blog
again, perhaps!)

Attachments (2)

keys.diff (507 bytes) - added by FFEMTcJ 6 years ago.
Fix
9181.patch (675 bytes) - added by Viper007Bond 6 years ago.
Better grammar

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Change History (10)

comment:1 follow-up: @jacobsantos6 years ago

Since they have to do with cookies, the worse is that you have to log in again. If you forget your password, then there are methods to recover it.

comment:2 @jacobsantos6 years ago

  • Component changed from Security to Comments
  • Owner ryan deleted

comment:3 @jacobsantos6 years ago

  • Type changed from defect (bug) to enhancement

comment:4 in reply to: ↑ 1 @FFEMTcJ6 years ago

Replying to jacobsantos:

Since they have to do with cookies, the worse is that you have to log in again. If you forget your password, then there are methods to recover it.

Do we really need to warn people that if they change the keys they will have to login again? Seems overboard to me for no real reason.

@FFEMTcJ6 years ago

Fix

comment:5 @FFEMTcJ6 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch added
  • Milestone changed from 2.7.2 to 2.8

comment:6 @westi6 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

(In [10659]) Explain consequences of changing the *_KEY defines. Fixes #9181.

comment:7 @jidanni6 years ago

  • Cc jidanni@… added

@Viper007Bond6 years ago

Better grammar

comment:8 @westi6 years ago

(In [10673]) Improve the Grammar. Fixes #9181 props Viper007Bond.

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