I just installed eXist 1.2.5 on a Windows Xp box and run in the same problem
tinkering with guest and admin user passwords from outside the web browser
The problem comes from the browser cookie used for session management which
is named 'JSESSIONID'.
To solve the problem, you just have to delete the cookie and reload..
In your english Firefox browser, It "could" be in menu 'Tools' / item
the page' / tab 'Security' / button 'See cookies' / button 'Delete the
In my french Firefox browser, I do it in menu 'Outils' / item 'Informations
sur la page' /
onglet 'Sécurité' / bouton 'Voir les cookies' / bouton 'Supprimer le
Is there a place dedicated to eXist end users to store such kind of new
comers informations ?
>Date:Mar 29, 2009 1:21:24 am
>> The page redirect to " http://localhost:8180/exist/admin/admin.xq l" then
>> shown as follows :
>> "Error found
>> Message:Invalid password for user 'guest'"
>Are you using an eXist version built from SVN trunk? If yes, try to update
>to the latest revision. We had some issues with >modules and variables.
>Also, the error should go away if you restart eXist once.
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