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I have an install of Instiki that I recently upgraded from v0.13 to v0.16.6. I need to reset the password, but can find no means of doing so. Does anyone have a solution for this?

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Maybe this will help - From the Instiki FAQ:

Q: Okay, so I forgot my password. Is there any way to recover it? I’ve got physical access to the box it’s on. (Actually it’s installed on my iPod Shuffle!) Someone please help.

A: (0.10.2 and prior) rename the latest snapshot to a .gz, gunzip it, then look through it for password. Ugly but worked for me.

A: (0.11.0) Login to the db for your system and look at the contents of the “system” table. For sqlite3 (the default), ”sqlite3 db/production.db.sqlite3” and then ”.dump system”. I actually had the issue when upgrading that there were no rows in that table, so I inserted one manually. ”insert into “system” VALUES (1, ‘password’);”

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Thx - I was easily able to read the password from the system table once I installed sqliteadmin, since it is stored in plain text (boo!). – RedFilter Jun 10 '09 at 19:10
No problem. Yeah, doesn't seem like the ideal setup from what I was reading.... – squillman Jun 10 '09 at 19:13

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