Problem: can't log into the backend of Joomla to use the administrator functions.

Every time I entered my credentials, the page just looped back to the login form, with no error message about a mismatch between username and password. I was, in fact, logged in, but couldn't get passed the login page!

Answers that worked in the past didn't work today.

Dead end: I spent hours trying to figure out how to repopulate jos_core_acl_aro_map, but it has been replaced by jos_core_acl_groups_aro_map. There was nothing wrong with the access control list at all. m(

Solution: Change var $force_ssl = '1'; to var $force_ssl = '0'; in configuration.php.

Others have had the same problem. There is a core hack available, but I'm feeling squeamish about taking that approach today.

blog/joomla-administrator-login-problem.txt · Last modified: 2017/07/13 20:33 (external edit)
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