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There's got to be a FOSS web-based LDAP password reset app out there, right? [closed]

It seems like every shop that uses LDAP at some point has to cobble together something to let users reset their passwords without bothering the IT staff. The workflow almost always looks like: User ...
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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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How to perform a APC 9617 Reset?

I've locked myself out of an APC 9617 management card. Trying to figure out how to reset the password, or even the card to factory defaults. All the documentation I can find says to connect to the ...
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what to do if i accidentally reset the computer account

I'm not the domain admin, but I thought I could handle a simple task, and apparently I thought wrong, how I need assistance. A computer was locked and we needed to login to shutdown a program that ...
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How to reset password for HP Proliant ML330 G6

We have HP Proliant ML330 G6 and its BIOS is closed with password. Password is already forgotten and we can't get there. Is there any way to crack or reset a password at this box?
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How to allow the local Administrator to have access to SQL Server?

One of our clients has an installation of SQL Server Express 2008 R2 that we more or less manage for them. Today I need to create a new database(a fairly rare occurrence). So I go to login as the user ...
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Does OWA let users change their AD passwords once their passwords are expired?

We have a cloud active directory server which is running Exchange 2013. We have a lot of users with only exchange accounts and most of them will have their passwords expired in a few days, I was ...
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Resetting SP password using jumper P20 doesn't work on Sun Fire x4600 M2

The Sun Fire X4600 M2 Servers Service Manual says installing a shorting jumper across the P20 header pins will reset the SP password and clear the BIOS password. I installed the jumper then powered up ...
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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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Windows 8.1 - Change Microsoft Account to Local Account from Administrator Account

My apologies if this should be posted elsewhere. I've searched around and cannot find an answer, and have found a few places that it seems appropriate to ask, and this is one of them. Let me know if ...
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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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How to set AD password to expired / to be changed with PowerShell

I need to reset a whole load of user passwords and then set them as expired or "User must change password on next login" The password is easy to change with SetADAccountPassword. Looking at the ...
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Windows bginfo to show A.D expiry date?

Is there anyway in bginfo to show the # of days before A.D. User password needs to be changed? E.g you must change your password in 10 days. A.D password are to be reset every 2 month or 60 days.
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The password on this account cannot be changed at this time?

A user in my company forgot his password and I had to reset it to a temporary one. I checked the box that says "User Must Change Password at Next Logon". When he logged on and entered the temporary ...
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Lost password on EC2 SELinux instance

As the title says, I have an SELinux instance on EC2 that I haven't used for a while. I have been unable to access it via ssh since firing it back up. I have accessed it from this machine in the ...
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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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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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Delegate permissions to Admins for Password reset and “Change password on next logon” in AD

Hello i created taskpads for remote admins to reset passwords for folks at their site.I created a group for admins and gave delegation on site OU. The problem is for doing "force change password on ...
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All passwords were expired by what?

Possible Duplicate: What Win-2003 security policy expired all passwords, and how did it do it? Most of our user passwords were reset at 4:30pm local time over the weekend (non working day). ...
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Changing user passwords under Kerberos/LDAP

I've set up Kerberos/LDAP on Ubuntu 11.04 Server according to this guide. My client machines are auto-mounting NFS volumes from the server using krb5. All is good: Users can log in to any of the ...
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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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Why are Active Directory password resets ignoring the Password History Count rule?

I have a situation whereby an AD domain I am working with has a sensible enough password policy in place (e.g., sufficiently high PasswordHistoryCount, MinPasswordLength settings etc.). I can change a ...
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proxy server user authentication

I have installed squid proxy server and now I try to find how to change password for any accounts via web. I search google and find chpasswd.cgi has this feature. I download the chpasswd-cgi.tar.gz ...
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updating shadow file in a KVM guest in a mounted system

I have a KVM guest that I need to reset the password. If I use 'virsh console' to access the guest account, I'm able to update the shadow file with a new hash line like '$6$avdwsefs$...
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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 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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Active Directory: User must change password at next logon prevents users from logging in

When I reset user passwords in Active Directory on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 and check the option User must change password at next logon it prevents users from being able to login. ...
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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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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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2008 R2 RDS, keeps saying user must change password at first logon

We have a 2003 domain with two 2003 domain controllers on 2008 R2 functional level. Over the past week, when a user's password expires, they attempt to change it when logging into a 2008 R2 remote ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - allow more time to reset password

Good morning everyone! I apologize if this has been asked - I have tried searching every where I can think of, to include the search bar here on serverfault. I work as an IT technician at a high ...
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Sparc T5240 ILOM password grief

I'm trying to reset the ILOM root password on a SPARC Enterprise T5240. Neither of the 2 methods described below work for me, so I'm after further suggestions (short of guessing the root password - I'...
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Windows Server: Stopped Services - Logon Failure

I've installed SQL Server and Apache2.4 on Windows Server 2012 R2. I need assign an Active Directory user account (with privileges) to these services for a remote communication with other applications....
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Windows Server Account locked - says need to use Remote Web Access

Windows Server 2012 Essentials. I tried to log into the launchpad today and also the dashboard. Both give the following error: "The password for this user account has expired. To reset the password ...
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Recover sudo password of server over ssh

I am working on an ubuntu 12.04 server and i was not provided a sudo password. Now i need to recover it. I found out that we need to reboot into recovery mode to do so but we don't know how to get ...
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reseting password not working in KVM guest

I lost the root password for a guest system. I mounted the guest system and changed it to single user mode. Then I used virsh console to access the guest system, which was now in single user mode, ...
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What are the instructions to reset a Watchguard Firebox X1000?

We had a Firebox X1000 model R6264S, and the power supply died. We purchased another one cheaply from Ebay, but I cannot find instructions anywhere about how to reset this device to factory defaults ...
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Password reset fails for end users when minimum password age set for more than 0 days

Our Help Desk has been resetting user passwords with "user must reset password at next logon" for years. Recently reset default domain policy for "minimum password age" from 0 days to 5 days. Now ...
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resetting Cyberoam cr 15i UTM console Password

i forget my cyberoam cr 15i firewall password and i reset the system. but now i cant login through console also. default password 'admin' is not accepting there. when iam connecting to console ...
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Create a reset password disk on Windows 2008 server foundation as domain controller

I have a Windows 2008 server foundation running as a PDC. I would like to create the "traditional" reset password disk just in case I forget it. I looked a lot and all links mentions such option under ...
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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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Fortinet FortiWifi 20C Reset

I've tried multiple times to reset the login on our router, 5 seconds on the reset button, 30 seconds on the reset button, power cycle. No matter what I google and do, I can't seem to get this thing ...
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Multipoint Server 2011 Local Password DART doesnt work

We have a server running some thin clients which sits on a Windows Multipoint Server 2011 (basically 2008R2). Recently this server suddenly lost the trust relation ship with the domain and I can no ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Must change password during password change AD on SVR 2003

I have a Server 2003 AD (going to be replaced next quarter) with around 100 users, only around 50 or so are active. I've noticed that in the past month, any time a user password expires they are ...
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Internal user cant reset external user password

I have 2 separate forest with one trusting the other one way only, lets call them External and Internal. Users in the internal forest can authenticate in the external but not the other way around So ...
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How to gain access to a local user profile linked to a Microsoft account?

Inspired by this question, but without all the clutter about bad coding practices. On Windows 8 and later systems, you can log in using three types of accounts: Local user account Domain user ...