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Wiping out user and/or root password in embedded linux

We have a security camera system running an embedded linux. It boots with Lilo as a bootloader and has no tty access once booted. I don't know any username either. SSH/22 is open, but I don't think ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.10 - password getting reset

We are using Unbuntu Server 10.10 (64 bit) and have deployed number of instances in our network. Servers work normally for a day or two and after that the super user is not able to login. Server ...
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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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Can I Make Password Change Reminders More Obvious

In Windows 7 and Windows 2008 is appears that Microsoft changed how users would be reminded about upcoming password expirations. In Windows XP the password expiration was very obvious. There was a ...
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How to reset password for Dell PowerConnect 2708?

I do as the user manual says and press "Managed Mode" button to get into unmanaged mode and then press "Managed Mode" button again for managed mode. This should reset the device to factory defaults ...
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In Windows Server 2003, I need to prevent users who isn't belongs to Administrators group change my Administrator password. How to prevent this?

I have Administrator account. There are some users belongs to Domain Users and Remote Desktop Users. I just want them logged in remotely, but cannot reset my Administrator. It is a security ...
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Unlock Windows AD account & assign *temporary* password via command line?

Joe Brown is on the phone. He is locked out of Windows because he has forgotten his password. We could reset his password via Active Directory Users and Computers, but ADUC is very annoyingly clicky....
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Changing phpmyadmin root password

I'm trying to figure out how to change the root password for phpmyadmin. I've tried doing this a few times using this: $ mysql -u root -p use mysql; update user set password=PASSWORD("NEWPASSWORD") ...
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Grant root access without having grant access with mysql

In attempts to learn more about apache and mysql, I've been fiddling with my local environment. Fun times. Of course, this leads to my screwing things up. So, thanks for being there. Recently, I ...
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Windows computer account appears to reset its own password, why?

Has anyone seen this where a computer account appears to reset its password? The password for user 'WEST\SQLCLUSTER$' was reset by 'WEST\SQLCLUSTER$' on 'DOMAINCONTROLLER.WEST.company.corp' at '04/23/...
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Administrator password reset in Windows Server 2008

I lost my password for Windows Sever 2008. Does anyone know how to reset the admin password?
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Reset DRAC/MC password on Dell BladeCentre 1855

I have a Dell Blade Centre 1855, and nobody knows what the root password for the DRAC/MC card in the blade chassis is (I tried root/calvin). I do not have IP access to the DRAC/MC, nor do I have ...