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lost admin password
Aug 1st, 2012 at 10:32am
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Unfortunately a programmer installing another program chmodded the entire cgi-directory/files to 777. The forums were in Maintenance mode and I now have manually reset all chmods in yabb25.

Meanwhile I cannot login as it seems not to accept what I thought was my password (I set it months ago)

The 'Forgot password' button doesn't seem to work.

How can I retrieve or change my admin password so I can log back in and make my forums live again?
  
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Re: lost admin password
Reply #1 - Aug 1st, 2012 at 12:13pm
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Hi simviator if you goto cgi-bin/yabb2/Members and find admin.vars in here you will see
'password',"OApPiOqrClRtNWPiZn8I/g" edit it to what you want i.e. 'password',"newpasswordhere"
upload load this file back to the server and enter your new password  Smiley
  

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Reply #2 - Aug 1st, 2012 at 1:09pm
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Thank you so much!!!

This has saved my bacon for today.  Cool
  
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