You can reset it using ldappasswd.
# ldappasswd -D "cn=Directory Manager" -W -s <new_admin_pwd> -H
ldaps://ipa.server uid=admin,cn=users,cn=accounts,<basedn>

Note: You might need to prefix  "LDAPTLS_CACERT=/etc/ipa/ca.crt" to the
above command if the IPA CA cert is not mentioned in

On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 4:19 PM, George Machitidze <> wrote:

> Hello
> I want to reset admin password for FreeIPA 2.x (F17), but I couldn't find
> working procedure for that - all what I've found failed.
> Do we have any verified method/docs?
> Best regards,
> George Machitidze
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