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How to reset vtiger admin password

reset vtiger admin password
reset vtiger admin password

How to reset vtiger admin password

You can simply reset vtiger admin password by a MySQL query. You can execute this query via MySQL command line or phpMyAdmin.

Method 1: Reset vtiger admin password using MySQL command line

1. Login to the MySQL command line

 
mysql -u root -p

or

 
mysql (In cPanel)

2. Change to the vtiger Database

 
use vtiger_DB;

Replace vtiger_DB with your vtiger Database name.

3. Execute the following query.

 
UPDATE vtiger_users SET user_password = 'adpexzg3FUZAk', crypt_type='' WHERE id=1;

It will change the password of vtiger user with ID 1 (most probably it’s your admin user) to admin.

Sample Output:

 
root@server1 [~]# mysql
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 1269797
Server version: 5.5.50-cll MySQL Community Server (GPL)

Copyright (c) 2000, 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its
affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective
owners.

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the current input statement.

mysql> use grepitout_sale;
Reading table information for completion of table and column names
You can turn off this feature to get a quicker startup with -A

Database changed
mysql> UPDATE vtiger_users SET user_password = 'adpexzg3FUZAk', crypt_type='' WHERE id=1;
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.02 sec)
Rows matched: 1 Changed: 1 Warnings: 0

mysql>

Method 2: Reset vtiger admin password using phpMyAdmin

1. Please login to cPanel and click on phpMyAdmin.

2. Once you login to phpMyAdmin, select the vtiger database.

3. The database tables will appear. Then click on the SQL tab located on the top navigation bar.

4. Paste the following query in the text field:

 
UPDATE vtiger_users SET user_password = 'adpexzg3FUZAk', crypt_type='' WHERE id=1;

reset vtiger admin password

5. Click on “Go”

6. The admin user password will be changed to admin now.

That’s it!

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