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Identical Username/Password specified during Server Setup Causes Errors

Question asked by nilsw on Mar 18, 2014
Latest reply on Mar 18, 2014 by nilsw

Summary

Identical Username/Password specified during Server Setup Causes Errors

Product

FileMaker Server

Version

13

Operating system version

Mac OS X 10.8.5

Description of the issue

If you provide an identical username and password in setup, the password is not accepted when changing it or the username. Also uploading databases with FileMaker Pro fails due to a password error. This affects only credentials specified during the setup, if you change the password to admin/admin in the console everything works fine.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Install FileMaker Server, specify 'admin' as the console username and 'admin' as the password. Try to change username or password later. Try to upload a database with FileMaker Pro.

Actual result

* username is not displayed under general settings/admin console/Authentication
* neither username nor password can be changed
* databases can't be uploaded

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

password not accepted

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