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I have been given a legacy Business Objects Enterprise XI Server and nobody knows the passwords for it.

How do I reset the authentication database table/config file/whatever so that I can log into the web front-end again?

Currently I am prompted a web page named "Log on to InfoView" with a "Log On to BusinessObjects"/"Existing User" login form.

The exact setup is

  • Business Objects Enterprise XI (Developer License, AFAIK)
  • Windows Server 2003
  • SQL Server 2000 DB Backend
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The only way I know how to reset the authentication is to re-create the Business Objects database by bring up the CCM and stopping the CMS. Go to the configuration tab and click on the specify button. Ask for it Re-create/Re-initialize the database. Start the CMS up again.

Once this is done, there will be only 2 users, Administrator and Guest. Both with no passwords.

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