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Just installed, and forgot the admin user/pass


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Just installed, everything is working fine, just forgot to write down the Admin area user and pass.

I know there is a config file in the includes folder for the database inoformation, is there something like this for the Admin area?

Is there another way to track/receive the user/pass for the admin?

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Ignore the last post. It has nothing to do with your administrators password to the osCommerce admin panel.


Go to your database using phpMyAdmin, and look at the 'administrators' table. Click to Browse it


The User Name is in there in plain text, so that's easy to get - but the Password is encrypted.


Under 'Type' make sure that MD5 is there in the list. If it is:-


Delete the long string of characters and numbers which is the encrypted password.


Add a new password (plain text)


from the dropdown menu select "MD5"


You should have something that looks like this:


user_password varchar(40) MD5


If everything looks correct, click the "GO" button.


Shut down your Browser, delete all Temporary Internet Files and all Offline Content, and any Cookies for your website.


When you next open the browser you should be able to login to your admin panel with the User Name and the new Password you set.



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