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Resetting inital login info

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Hajduk, Jun 7, 2006.

  1. Hajduk

    Hajduk Registered

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    We have had the unfortunate experience of having a rogue webmaster that hijacked our site by changing the Cpanel Password and login. Is there a way we or the host can reset it to the original login information and where can I find details?

    Thank you.
     
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    tweakservers Well-Known Member

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    the password file is stored /etc/password and /etc/shadow.. any how I would not recommend you to reset it to original as the password might have been hijacked by your webmaster ...
     
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    OK what do I change exactly in the files. I recognize my login name but its mentioned a dozen of times, as for the pw I am lost.....
     
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    You should not change those files. You can reset an accounts password in WHM.
     
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    Thnx, ok I feel a bit stupid. THe hosting guy is even more dense then I am. What is WHM and how can he change/reset the password. Preferably change?
     
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