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How to restore admin password on AWS Windows Server?

I don't have key pair for the server, otherwise I've already found many articles about restoring/resetting the password. And also, as mentioned in one of these articles, there should be a "EC2 Agent" ...
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Change Password Domain Web via Remote Service Desktop

I saw that in your Domain Controller, you can add a Tool with "Remote Desktop Services Default Connection" that allow your Domain Users to change password via Web. But, if you want the users to visit ...
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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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mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables exits before i can type mysql-u root to rest root password

Made some simple mistakes--don't have backup for my server, and uninstalling/reinstalling in several different manners hasn't helped. I've attempted a few shell scripts to slow the processing of the "...
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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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active directory password reset

My question is if any user locks himself out or his password expires. Is there any safe way so that the user can self-serve a password reset? Moreover does Microsoft provides the facility that AD ...
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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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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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how to reset root password in ubuntu server

We seem to have misplaced the root password for a dedicated server we have (with OVH). I asked them for instructions on how to reset the root password and this is what they said: Reboot in rescue ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...