While we should probably provide an easier way to do this, the
following should work.
$ rb-site manage /path/to/site shell
>>> from django.contrib.auth.models import User
>>> u = User.objects.get(username="admin")
>>> u.set_password("the new password")
Replace the admin username above if it's different.
I'm typing this on my iPhone, so if I typoed, let me know :P
On Wednesday, September 8, 2010, Dave Brookshire <brooksh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've inherited a review board server setup by someone who has left.
> Things have been swimming along quite well until recently, when LDAP
> authentications began to fail. Those users currently logged in are
> able to continue working, but any new logins fail. Nothing seems to
> be logged, and since I cannot login, I do not have admin access to the
> I do, however, have root access to the machine. It appears that our
> site was setup to use a sqlite database. Accessing this directly, I
> can see the tables, and even manipulate the auth_users table. I've
> tried a few things like escalating another user that is logged in to
> super user status, but I'm guessing they need to logout/login to get
> the new privs (nothing new showed up in their browser.)
> I see that there is an admin user, though regettably, I don't have the
> password. How can I re-create a new sha1 hash appropriate to
> reviewboard that I can substitute for this user? I've looked at a few
> sha1 generators, but they all seem to produce the incorrect format.
> The format in our existing admin user starts with sha1$14...$ then
> what appears to be the hash. What is the significance of the
> characters between the two dollar signs?
> I appreciate any assistance!
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