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faq:forgotten_password [2009-07-11 17:16]
ach created
faq:forgotten_password [2020-05-07 16:06] (current)
Michaelsy
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     * change the superuser to your newly registered user <code>$conf['superuser'] = 'foo';</code>     * change the superuser to your newly registered user <code>$conf['superuser'] = 'foo';</code>
     * **or** if the superuser is a group like <code>$conf['superuser'] = '@admin';</code> just remember its name     * **or** if the superuser is a group like <code>$conf['superuser'] = '@admin';</code> just remember its name
-      - open ''conf/acl.auth.php''+      - open ''conf/users.auth.php''
       - search the line that begins with the name of your newly registered user (it should be the last line)       - search the line that begins with the name of your newly registered user (it should be the last line)
       - and add the name of the superuser group to the very end of that line, like <code>...:user,admin</code>       - and add the name of the superuser group to the very end of that line, like <code>...:user,admin</code>
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   - login again as the old user   - login again as the old user
   - and delete the new one again (not necessary, but advisable if you're concerned about security)   - and delete the new one again (not necessary, but advisable if you're concerned about security)
 +
 +:?: What if I **am the admin** and I **turned off** registration?
 +
 +:!: 
 +  - open ''conf/users.auth.php''
 +  - add new line for temporary user <code>deleteme:$1$4fd0ad31$.cId7p1uxI4a.RcrH81On0:-:-:admin,user </code> where ''$1$4fd0ad31$.cId7p1uxI4a.RcrH81On0'' is hashed ''admin''
 +  - login for user: ''deleteme'' with password ''admin''
 +  - change the password of your old user
 +  - logout
 +  - login as the old user
 +  - delete ''deleteme'' user
 +
 +===== See also =====
 +
 +  * [[https://forum.dokuwiki.org/post/69304|A forum post with an alternative method]]
  
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