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I have a site built with a user role 'member' that can view some extra 'member area' pages. I have a user with the role 'editor' that has been given 'user-admin' permission who can successfully generate new users. However, when they try to add / change a 'member' role password to a 'member' role they get the error:

Unable to generate password hash

Does anyone know how to assign the 'editor' role the permission to generate a password for other user types?

Thanks!

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Thanks for that Dragan, I'm not sure that's the issue here though. After following the thread(s) you linked I've checked:

1) PHP => 5.3.8 in fact it's running on 5.5.38. I'm tying to get a higher version of php running but the host's (1and1) PHP switching page is giving a 404 at the moment :-(

2) The Passwords we're attempting to create are all on the same server so the 'created on one php version and using on another' issue isn't it.

Any other thoughts folks?

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