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Proware SB-2124-G1A3 password reset

We have been using the Proware SB-2124-G1A3 device for more than 10 years. But now we have discovered that the administrator password is irretrievably lost. The official documentation describes ...
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Windows 10 Password Reset Notification

I have a strange issue with one of my end users. The issue is that the Windows Notification for Password Reset pops up for a certain user, daily. The end-user has reset their password via the ...
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Change postgres password

I've forgotten my postgres password for my local install (Ubuntu 20.04). I have postgres installed and running henry@henry-Apollo:/$ service postgresql status ● postgresql.service - PostgreSQL RDBMS ...
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ESXi Password recovery

I got an issue regarding lost ESXi lost password. I tried a method to reset it using linux by modifying a shadow file but still I cannot login (I created a test server and tried this method it was ...
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How to reset iLO 4 to default without credentials?

Is there a way to reset iLO (in order to see system health and configuration details) with just a keyboard and a display (no web interface)? If a web interface is an absolute must, then how to reset ...
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Change the password of system users linux

This server was hacked, the hacker gained full access, including changing the root password. I have already identified the breach and fixed it, however it may still have access to a user with root ...
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Reset ASMB8 BMC Credentials

I just got a server from a client and I need to reset the BMC credentials. I have an external KVM connected, I can access the BIOS and set the network address for the BMC, but I can't find a place to ...
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How Reset Desktop password using Azure self service password reset?

We have hybrid Network and 75% of users are available on O365 joined and 25% users are still using on premise active directory and exchange emails. With covid pandemic, All employees are working from ...
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Red Hat 7 reset password asks for for Root password

I am trying to reset the root password on a rhel 7 machine Following one of the many articles online I first hit 'e' to get into edit mode However after I do that is asks for a username and password? ...
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reset password win server 2012

I have windows server 2012 R2 in front of me and I just can log into the server from an account that is NOT the administrator. I don't have any domain running on the server and the server is mostly ...
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BAD PASSWORD: The password is too similar to the old one using Completely different Password

I am running RHEL 7 and not matter what password I enter I get BAD PASSWORD: The password is too similar to the old one using My current password is something similar to PasswordAABCCD1! It has ...
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Windows 10 - Shell commands for CTRL+Alt+Del not working

We have an icon with a target path of "explorer.exe shell:::{2559a1f2-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0}" which pulls up Windows Security window in order for users to select change password from ...
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I've locked down my server! `Login Incorrect` messaeg in Centos 7.4 and password reset not working

I have centos 7.4.1708 on VMWARE. In order to remove constraints for password length and disable dictionary checking I did some change in 2 OS files i.e. /etc/security/pwquality.conf and /etc/pam.d/...
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Reset iDrac Chassis Credentials from node

I have a blade server with 2 nodes. I cannot access the chassis drac web interface, since I received it configured with a username and password already configured, and the credentials I were given do ...
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"The user's password must be changed before logging on the first time" when using a file server

I'm very new to network administration so please bear with me. I recently set up a new Dell server for a company, running Windows Server 2016, to act as a file server. We are also running Active ...
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reset password on allied telesis 8000s

I have around 10 of these switches. I should reset the passwords on these. I can't find a solution for this. The company told me to do it via the bootloader, but I don't have access on it. Is there ...
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Locked out of RedHat Server

I'm since a few years a Linux Admin and I know that I can change the password of root when I reboot the system with a live system and mount the / or /etc (depends on the directory distribution). I ...
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Can't set HPE BootRom password on newer versions

Could someone please explain to me where can I find option to set BootRom password in newer Comware switch like HP 3600 v2? The menu looks like this: 1. Download application file to flash 2. Select ...
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.SQL Server 2012 - sa password unaccessible

Just installed Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and Microsoft Server Management Studio on computer and am trying to connect databases to the server. The server was set up with Windows Authentication, but ...
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Unable to change the password for normal user : getting message "Sorry"

I'm trying to change the password for one of the user names called "test1". When I tried it didn't asked me to update the new password it just errored saying "Sorry". $ passwd Changing password for ...
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Lost administrator password on Windows Server 2012 (with RDP)

Somehow I've lost my administrator password for a hosted Windows Server 2012 instance. I have access to the server using the Remote Desktop Connection and Plesk. I can boot the server in recovery ...
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Need to rest jboss admin password (no add-user.sh)

I need to access the JBoss AS Administration Console: myserver101:11090/admin-console mserver101 is a RHEL virtual server However I do not have the username/password credentials. I have tried the ...
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iPhone Email Does Not Update After Active Directory Password Change

Scenario: End user is traveling. Uses a laptop, Windows 7 Professional in an active directory environment. Changed their AD Password via VPN. This worked just fine. Business Email is via Office365. ...
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HP Proliant MicroServer locked up?

This is my first time on Serverfault, so be gentle :) My boss bought a Second-hand MicroServer, loaded with Windows Server 2003 R2, from a business that went bust very recently. Now, he wants to add ...
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How to reset a Cisco ATA 186 to factory defaults?

I have an old Cisco ATA 186, configured by an extincted Phone Service Company, it is password protected and on TFTP client mode. I tried to reset it with IVR FACTRESET code (322873738#) but it ask ...
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Securing MySQL given root access on a server

Let's say a hacker gains root access to a server containing password protected MySQL. Well, if we they simply reset the MySQL root password, given a few simple commands, doesn't that defeat the point ...
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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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Active directory 2012 password policy

I have a windows server 2012 R2 active directory environment running in my office. I have a primary domain and a child domain. Both the domains have password complexity enabled. Active directory ...
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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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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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Change computer (AD member) password on second computer (VM with the same SID) [closed]

I have a laptop that is connected to an AD. It tends to be slow so I converted it to a VMWare virtual machine that I can run on my home office desktop. The VM has the same SID as the physical machine. ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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dell poweredge 1850 drac 4 reset

I am having trouble resetting the drac credentials on a dell poweredge 1850. The drac being used is a drac 4/p. I have loaded windows and tried to run racadm racresetcfg from the dell drac tools but ...
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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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Resetting root password on Slackware (software RAID)

I'm trying to reset password to root account on Slackware server (with Intel Atom on Intel motherboard and two HDDs). There is software RAID set up (devices mounted during boot: md0 - /, md1 - /usr, ...
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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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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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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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access preboot menu sun x4170

I bought a second hand sun x4170 and need to reset the ilom password. I get output to serial console, but can't access the preboot menu as described by oracle. (by pressing the locate button) Can ...
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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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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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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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reset aspnet machince account password

Our small Windows Active Directory domain is undergoing a security review by our grandparent company. I am the Domain Administrator of this domain of about 25 Win2K3, Win2K8, Enterprise & ...
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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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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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