fantastico'ed a new version of test site with test url
set admin password logged in, all is good
exported production site from php my admin
found and replaced all production urls to test site url
imported all tables (except user tables)
site is operating
log in as admin password appears to work (don't get bad PW error)
You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page.
what do i need to tweak, permissions so i can continue.