Authentication Required after WP upgrade (4 posts)

  1. netforest
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I just recently upgrade to WP 3.5.2 and now when I try to login I get

    Authentication Required
    The server http://mydomain.com:80 requires a username and password. The server says: Please request password from support.

    instead of the usual WP login screen. I'm not sure , but I think this started after the upgrade to WP 3.5.2

    Any suggestions?

  2. kjodle
    Posted 3 years ago #

    That doesn't look like a WordPress issue. Either your site has been hacked or your host is having issues. Can you FTP to site?

  3. DoodahDoodah
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I'm having the exact same problem....began just about 3 days ago completely randomly. I hadn't made any changes to WordPress or the site. I cannot access the WP login screen via http://www.mydomain.org/wp-admin it just keeps giving the pop-up window netforest mentions above. Have cleared caches/cookies on all browsers, yet nothing.

    The site is still up and working fine, just cannot login.

    Anyone know what going on??

  4. netforest
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Yes, You need to contact your web hosting provider. They are doing this as a precautionary measure to prevent attacks on WP sites. They should be able to issue you the correct credentials for logging in.

    Hope that helps.

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