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How to backup and restore a user's password?

Discussion in 'Data Protection' started by nptech, May 21, 2008.

  1. nptech

    nptech Registered

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    I've recently had trouble with roundcube email which necessitated the deletion and recreation of a user email account.

    While cPanel techs assisted me with the work, I am not certain how they managed to retain the user's password in restoring the individual email user account.

    Can anyone in this forum provide guidance on how to backup and restore a user account (email particularly) while maintaining the user's password?
     
  2. brianoz

    brianoz Well-Known Member

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    User email passwords are stored in the shadow file in the account's etc directory. Look for a directory named after the domain, and all should be fairly obvious from there.
     
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