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So, I've done a fresh install of Joomla 3.5.1 and when I go to /administrator, it simply will not let me log in. I'm more than certain I'm entering correct information, I've checked to ensure plg_user_joomla and plg_authentication_joomla are enabled.

What else could this be?

PS! I'm quite new to the platform.

Thank you!

Aron

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    Are you getting any errors when trying to login? Have you checked your server logs? In the configuration.php, set $error_report to 'development' and try again – Lodder Jun 9 '16 at 14:10
  • According to the logs, my user does not exist. However, it is clearly there in jos_users and in jos_user_usergroup_map group_id 8 shows my user_id. Edit: Regular log in on the front end works nicely. – Aron E. Matt Jun 9 '16 at 14:24
  • It's possible that the user does not belong to the correct user group (you don't have the permission to login to the backend). Check the jos_user_usergroup_map table and your user should have a group_id of 8 – Lodder Jun 9 '16 at 15:07
  • My user_id is 742 and the only line in jos_user_usergroup_map is user_id 742 + group_id 8 – Aron E. Matt Jun 9 '16 at 15:18
  • How odd. Is this on a live server on localhost? What actually happens when you try to login? Does is say that your username and/or password do not match? – Lodder Jun 9 '16 at 15:20
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Hosting service had added an extra log in BEFORE the actual Joomla admin login. Checked with host for said credentials.

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