Reset Admin Password

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  • 25-May-2017
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GWAVA 4,5 and 6 (all versions)


I've forgotten my admin password.  How do I reset the administrator password in the GWAVA Management Console?


You can add a new user or reset a user's password from the command line using a startup switch.  Add "/resetuser=name,password" to the GWAVAMAN command line and it will create a new user or reset that user's password to the one provided.  For example, on NetWare you would enter something like this from the server console prompt:

Load Address Space=GWAVA4cfg gwavaman.nlm /ConsoleLog /Root=Vol1:\gwava4 /resetuser=admin,newpass

and on Linux:
From a prompt type:

     GWAVA 4 and 5: /opt/beginfinite/gwava/assets/bin/gwavaman /root=/opt/beginfinite/gwava /resetuser=admin,newpass (newpass can be changed to whatever password you want to use)

     GWAVA 6:/opt/beginfinite/gwava/assets/bin/linux/x32/gwavaman /root=/opt/beginfinite/gwava /resetuser=admin,newpass (newpass can be changed to whatever password you want to use)

Note: You won't get the prompt back, you can either ctrl c several times out of it or close the prompt and open a new one.

Open the GWAVA Management web page and login with the new password.

Additional Information

This article was originally published in the GWAVA knowledgebase as article ID 170.