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Postby pyshen » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:59 pm


Not sure if I am asking this question correctly. When OJS is installed there is the "admin" user that you setup. Then after that you can setup other users. Is there anyway to setup a 2nd user account with the same privileges as the first user account that gets created during OJS install?

I know I did n't see anything in the web interface but possible by changing a value in the database you can create another "admin" Or is it only user with user_id 1 that gets special privileges?


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Postby asmecher » Thu Aug 16, 2012 2:10 pm

Hi Phil,

This is in our FAQ; see

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