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How to reset Dot net nuke / DNN host Password

How to reset Dot net nuke / DNN host Password

Orignal Post:
http://blog.dmbcllc.com/2009/09/22/dotnetnuke-retrieving-host-access/

============ Dave thanks for the good work ===================



One of the most frustrating events that can happen in any system is forgetting your password and not being able to retrieve it. DotNetNuke has a retrieval system built in, but you have to make sure your system can send mail in order to make use of it.

And even if it sends mail, it may be that you’ve taken over a system and the host account is not registered to you.

So, what do you do?


Well, you can’t look in the database for the password because the passwords are hashed. But there are some ways to get back in business.

First, let’s take a look at the easy way. Let’s assume that you have the ability to sign up for a new account with a new password. Go ahead and do that.

Next, open the database and look for the “Users” table. This table has a bit field called, “IsSuperUser.” Set it to t…