password reset

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password reset

Post by Pr0n » Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:05 am

the idiot tech at my other store changed the password on my dvr and can't remember it, or made a typo (TWICE) I've still got root access to the machine of course, how do reset the zoneminder admin password?

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Post by kingofkya » Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:21 am

fire up phpmyadmin

Go to ZM>USERS>IdiotsUserName>Password EDIT: remove hashed password making the password blank

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Re: password reset

Post by snake » Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:07 pm

As a reference here's the entries for command line mysql/mariadb

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mysql -u root -p
use zm;
show tables;
select * from Users\G
update Users set Password = "" where Password = "OLDHASHEDPASSWORD";
(or if you just have admin user only)
update Users set Password = "";
The idea is, blank the password out, then you can login with just username and no password.

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Re: password reset

Post by vvchumanov » Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:17 pm

Why don't works whis>...??
i'm change in mysql password for admin, but in web /zm don't enter (write to wrong password!!) (in mariadb it's ok work) whats troubles zm this fall change password after update 1.32 > 1.34 :roll:

but in zmninja from api it's work great :/

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