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petrovitch #1
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Subject: Lost Password
I am working on a terminal where the previous user is logged-in. No one at our company knows anything about a root password, or any username and password.  How can I reset access to our DokuWiki? We are running under Linux.
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turnermm (Moderator) #2
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The simplest solution is if you have write access to the files in the conf directory.  If so, then you can register as a user, then in the file users.auth.php, add 'admin' to your entry--here assuming that you are 'jones':

jones:$1$eGkeCsS5$e8vsvjbivxrQ2vvvvIycvijhZ1:Jack Jones:jackones@example.com:user,admin

If you don't have write access, since it seems to be a company server, have the IT dept do this for you.

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Also see:  http://www.dokuwiki.org/faq:forgotten_password
Myron Turner
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This post was edited on 2012-03-12, 14:57 by turnermm.
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