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Debian 7 password recovery [closed]

During installation, I've set up a password which I have typed wrong twice, and now I'm not allowed to gain access to my root account in Debian. I'm trying to procedure like ...
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IBM DS 5300 password recovery

There is a IBM DS 5300 storage in our data center. Unfortunately I have forgot the password and I want to recover/reset it. I did a little search and found that I can connect a physical Console to ...
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Cisco 2600 password recovery disabled

I have a Cisco 2600 that I'm currently using as a doorstop. The reason for this, is that it has password recovery disabled, and even after following 'resolutions' online, it's still just a pretty ...
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Cisco 881w AP password recovery

Hello I lost the passwords for my Cisco 881w and internal Access Point. I used the procedure here to reset the password on the router by booting into rommon and changing confreg to 0x2142. This ...
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VMware ESXi 5.5 : cannot login after password changed

It looks strange, but after changing the "root" password I cannot login anymore. I followed exactly the process according to Vsphere 5.5 reset root and I used copy-and-paste for the password but ...
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Resetting an ESXi root password

I've just inherited a very simple VM setup with a pair of ESXi servers clustered and everything is pretty much hooked up. Problem is I do not have the root passwords for the servers and no one has any ...
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ESXi Password Recovery or Migration Path

I am unable to connect via vSphere or SSH to an ESXi hypervisor box that manages two important virtual machines. I do not recall changing any passwords and the data centre does not have any ...
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Recover Server 2012 password I CAN RDP

I have a domain joined machine that I log in to with a LOCAL MACHINE password via remote desktop. I saved the password in RDP, but want to log in from a different machine, but have not used the ...
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can't reset password from centos

I lost the root password. So I modified /etc/shadow and also changed '/etc/inittab' file to access single user mode. But both didn't work. It asked me for a password that I don't have. Why updating ...
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Active Directory computer account password not in sync

I have a computer on a remote location which has not not been connected to the network for a while. During an recent installation, a procedure went wrong and its password was changed on AD side. I ...
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Recover sql server 2000 sa password

I had forgotten my SQL server 2000 sa username password and now i am not able to connect to it. previously i had disabled windows authentication and had only username sa. Now I ant to recover / ...
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Resetting administrator password on Windows server 2008 R2 over Raid

I have locked both my administrator accounts out on my Windows Server 2008 R2 that has Raid. I tried the following- Insert the original Windows Server 2008 installation DVD Reset the computer, boot ...
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Windows 2003 HP SmartArray E200 password recovery

I need to reset Windows 2003 administrator password on HP ML series server with E200 SmartArray. Offline NT password recovery CD booted but could not find any disks. I run driver autoload and lsmod ...
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Unlock screen for ec2-user

I accidently locked screen under ec2-user (pressed C-a C-x). As far as I know ec2-user has no password. Now I'm prompted for password to unlock. I do not want to terminate the process running under ...
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MySQL Syntax error when trying to reset Joomla password

I'm trying to reset my Joomla admin password by executing the following code in MySQL: INSERT INTO `jos_users` (`id`,`name`, `username`, `password`, `params`) VALUES ...
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How to enable password challenge in Active Directory?

As IT Support, my team is taking so much time reseting passwords. So, we thought it would be interesting to enable some sort of Password Challenge in Active Directory so users could reset their own ...
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EC2 Windows password recover

I can't get the password from the AWS console tools. I can reach the box via rdesktop.Can I reset the password remotely? If so, how to go about doing this? the machine is Windows server 2008 R2 ...
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How does the Task Scheduler save passwords on Windows 7?

If I save a password for a scheduled task, or in a service's logon credentials, is it safe? It seems to me that Windows saves this password encrypted somehow, but since Windows has to decipher it, so ...
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Xampp: How to change your Tomcat default user and password?

I have recently installed Xampp, and I am now learning JSP but after copying my .jsp file into the required file and starting Tomcat it won't let me access the manager without a user and password. ...
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Problems resetting MySQL root password

I'm trying to reset the root password of my MySQL installation (yep, password forgotten) according to this: ...
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Restore a saved Remote-Desktop Password?

Some fool in my company has scrapped the page with the root password for our hyper-v server. Fortunately I've saved the password in the Remote Desktop Connection, so I'm able to connect remotely. How ...
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Any way to see an Active Directory password?

Before you jump to conclusions, let me explain. We have a password reset tool that is not working. For some reason when you use it, it resets your password to some unknown value (Not what you changed ...
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Reset AD Domain Administrator Password

How can I reset the administrator password for a Windows 2008 R2 DC? It appears that none of the Domain Admin passwords/accounts are valid for this given DC, and there are several machines actively ...
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How to reset Administrator password Windows Server 2003 installed on Vmware?

I want to reset administrator password on Windows Server 2003. OS installed on VMware server VMware Server version 2.0.1. And problem is this: when i try to boot from live cd, after boot disk with ...
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Linux Admin Needs Help Gaining Access to Windows Server PDC

I have a new client that is a hard position with their previous IT management company. The previous company is refusing to release any administrative usernames or passwords for any computer. This is ...
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Windows 2003 Admin Password Lost

I have a windows 2003 server running a raid software. This computer was on a domain but not anymore, i cannot login using the local account even after a password recovery through a linux live cd. The ...
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Administrator password lost for remote Windows Web Server 2008 R2, any suggestions?

A friend of mine generated a new Administrator password for our Windows server with KeePass. At the same time, my... er... his PC manufacturer's auto-update was installing new graphics card drivers. ...
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How can I reset the local Administrator password for a Windows Vista client connected to a domain?

I have a Windows Vista client computer that is connected to a Windows Domain. I can login with the user account for DOMAIN\user1 and also with the Domain Administrator account DOMAIN\Administrator but ...
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how to find mysql passwords

Hi on one of my server I have installed a lot of softwares where in for each application I have created a user name and password.After that these applications have been running.Now I have to remove ...
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Reset password on a LANIER 5618 laser printer

I need to reset/recover the administrator password on a LANIER 5618 laser printer. It was probably changed by the former sysadmin and there's no documentation left. Can anybody help me with some ...
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Administrator password reset in AD (Windows 2k3 SBS)

My friend forgot all Administrator password (BUILTIN\Administrator, Domain Administrator, Recovery Mode Password) for his w2ks SBS based domain. I've found article about resetting domain admin ...
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SQL 2008 SA Password Gone with the Wind

Situation: There is a SQL 2008 instance here that we would like access to. The person who setup the instance is no longer with the company and, apparently, did not set the instance up with the ...
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Windows previous passwords

Is there a way to determine a user's previous passwords? say the last 5 passwords from a Windows Server 2008? The machine is setup as the domain controller and it has AD on it as well. The passwords ...
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Changing non-root user passwords from root (if you don't know the old password?) [closed]

Hey, so I created a user, and he has been sshing in and doing a lot of stuff, but he forgot his password - is there any way for me to change his password without knowing it?
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Tayama Video encoding (MPEG?)

I have a Tayama DVR CCTV system, with an administrator who's long gone and no password for the thing. I need to recover the footage for the month of July, 2010. There is a "Video" partition, which ...
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Can't Reset Password - Ubuntu 10.04 on Hyper-V

I have a virtual Ubuntu 10.04 machine running under Hyper-V which I have lost the password to. With a physical Ubuntu box it's rather easy to press ESC at the grub prompt and proceed to reset your ...
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How do I hack into Promise Array Management?

One of our servers, which was installed long before my time at the company began, has two Promise Raid cards installed. It also has Promise Array Management version 3.0.0.36 (9/17/2002) installed. ...
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Unable to connect to SQL Database (can the password be reset)

I have recently joined a company which has an SQL 2005 Server running a few databases. The server looks like no one has touched it in a couple of years and has this week it ran out of disk space. ...
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Lost Root and other user passwords

This isn't a huge deal, because there's very little on the server (literally a file or two) that we actually need off of it. But we disabled root logins as a security measure and can't remember any ...
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WebSphere 7 password recovery

On my local box I have RAD 7.5 and WebSphere 7. When I run the administrative console it asks me for the username/password. I tried all the default password/users combinations wasadmin/wasadmin ...
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Password Expired on Server 2008 R2

We're facing some trouble with our Windows Server 2008 R2 installation. The passwords expired and we're prompted to change the password. After changing it, we get following error message: ...
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Resetting salted Drupal admin password

Have an old VM with Drupal configured on it, and I can't recall the admin password. The password-recovery process sent me a link to reset the password, but the page generated said "Access Denied". I ...
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Forgotten account password

I kept my passwords recorded but the location on my PC where I kept this went missing. I now can't get into Windows Server 2008 R2 as I can't remember the administrator or named account credentials ...
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I forgot W2K3 admin password. Is it possible to reset it

I forgot W2K3 admin password. Is it possible to reset it
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FTP server that logs failed password attempts

I'm looking for a FTP server that logs failed password attempts in clear text. The thing is that I've lost a password which is saved in my FTP client but it is encrypted obviously. What I wanted to do ...
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Is it possible to reset the password on a SuperMicro IPMI interface?

Is it possible to reset the password on a SuperMicro IPMI interface? My motherboard is model X8STI-F.
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Password Reset Self Service Portal [closed]

I’m looking for an affordable solution to offer a “self-service” password reset portal on the web for my active directory users. (about 150 of them) Many of them don’t use Windows workstations and ...
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phpMyAdmin - can’t connect - invalid setings - ever since I added a root password - locked out

I run XAMPP, a few days back i had set up a password for the root password through phpmyadmin I am not able to access phpMyAdmin ever since that moment I followed help on this link but everything ...
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Recover a lost IBM DS4300 SAN password?

I have a pair of IBM DS4300 SAN units that I need to perform a firmware upgrade on. Unfortunately the admin passwords on these units have been lost and now need to be reset. I had hoped the default ...
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How secure are password-protected WinRAR archives?

The web seems to be flooded by password removers. I'm however on the other side. I'm interested in security of my files. If I have a WinRAR archive (> 1 Mbyte) and use a password (> 6 characters ...