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=Admin password Reset=
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==Purpose==
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Admin password Reset.
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==Resolution==
 
To reset the administrative password:
 
To reset the administrative password:
su zimbra
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    su - zimbra
zmprov sp <admin email address> <new password>
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    zmprov sp <admin email address> <new password>
 
 
To get a list of all administrators:
 
su zimbra
 
zmprov gaaa
 
  
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===Obtain a list of all Administrators===
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If want to get a list of all administrators, run the next command:
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    su - zimbra
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    zmprov gaaa
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===Check the new password in the Admin Console===
 
To access the admin console:
 
To access the admin console:
https://YOURHOST:7071
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    https://YOURHOST:7071
  
 
Remember that the administrative console (sometimes) requires a full email address as the login name, so you may be using the correct password and the wrong login!
 
Remember that the administrative console (sometimes) requires a full email address as the login name, so you may be using the correct password and the wrong login!
  
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'''To take use of third part utility:'''
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There are a lot of tools and utilities that can be downloaded and used to recover, reset, retrieve or reveal existing password. Take Windows Password Unlcoker for example, ''Windows Password Unlcoker'' creates a password reset CD that work during the boot process and instantly reset Administrator or other account passwords and Windows security setting which prevent you from logging in.
 
# Download a reliable third part utility (here, take ''Windows Password Unlocker'' 4.0 for example:http://www.passwordunlocker.com) and save it to your hard disk. Take note of what folder you saved the file in
 
# Burn the downloaded ISO file onto a CD. * To burn your CD, you'll need a blank CD-R . * If you are familiar with burning .iso image files you may use any software you already have such as Nero, Sonic, Roxio etc. If you need burning software we provide one of the best solutions on the market called BurnCDCC.Put in your newly created CD and remove your Windows password.
 
# Insert newly created CD in your CD drive and reboot your computer. When the CD boots, you'll see Windows Password Unlocker 4.0 initializing (see screen shot below). If so, you can continue to the next step. If the computer still boots into Windows, it is necessary to change BIOS boot sequence to make it boot from the CD. Follow the process of instructions. Just a few steps, the old password was removed
 

Latest revision as of 12:15, 11 July 2015

Admin password Reset

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Purpose

Admin password Reset.

Resolution

To reset the administrative password:

   su - zimbra
   zmprov sp <admin email address> <new password>

Obtain a list of all Administrators

If want to get a list of all administrators, run the next command:

   su - zimbra
   zmprov gaaa

Check the new password in the Admin Console

To access the admin console:

   https://YOURHOST:7071

Remember that the administrative console (sometimes) requires a full email address as the login name, so you may be using the correct password and the wrong login!

Verified Against: Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.6, 8.5 Date Created: 4/7/2006
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Admin_Password_Reset Date Modified: 2015-07-11



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Wiki/KB reviewed by SME1 SME2 Copyeditor Last edit by Jorge de la Cruz
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