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Resetting password for webmin users?
« on: January 30, 2013, 05:00:37 pm »
I've been locked out of webmin on my laptop & my tablet because I can't remember the password for my webmin account.

I've tried running:

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/usr/share/webmin/changepass.pl /etc/webmin [my username] [new password]

and also:

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bash /usr/share/webmin/changepass.pl /etc/webmin [my username] [new password]

But these don't seem to be working...

Help?
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Re: Resetting password for webmin users?
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2013, 05:56:04 pm »
Have you tried just your normal username + password?

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Re: Resetting password for webmin users?
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2013, 06:00:51 pm »
Yep, was positive it was the same as the one that's on the server. I just need to reset it, and I know I can because there's a changepass script in the webmin folder... I just can't get it to work for me.
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Re: Resetting password for webmin users?
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2013, 06:09:37 pm »
OK, From memory I think the default install (unless you changed it) it uses root as username and your root password as the password.
Alternatively just re-install, it will tell you then

 


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