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R6 admin problem: server asks for password

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hi,

i did something stupid and need someone who can help me out here.

i tried to open the live console in the r6 administrator.
somehow i entered (somewhere) my password and now
i can't shutdown my server by using quit anymore.

now i need to enter quit password

..the password is written on the screen   ;-(


how to change this back?
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by:Zvonko
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Look into server's notes.ini and remove there the password.

Stop the server by stoping the services from OS.

After restart when this password is removed from notes.ini you are free again.



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by:hreinart
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the password i used is not found there.

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by:hreinart
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I found it, solution:

on the console:

set secure password


this will disable the console security which i truned on accedently.

...how to delete now my own question?
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by:hreinart
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please delete and refund points
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by:Zvonko
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I claim the points for this question.

If the asker had look in his Domino server's notes.ini he had found the password registration line.
Removing that line would remove the Domino console password.

For everyone interested is here the product documentation description about that console password usage:
http://www-12.lotus.com/ldd/doc/domino_notes/Rnext/help6_admin.nsf/855dc7fcfd5fec9a85256b870069c0ab/0c50e423038555d085256c1d003a31f0?OpenDocument

And here an example line from notes.ini produced by command: set secure password
SERVER_CONSOLE_PASSWORD=05C0FC2F 23F4DD1D 8BD7E6D7 AFEDAF97

Removing that line removes the console password.



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by:hreinart
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i didn't find any password in the notes.ini
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by:Zvonko
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PEBKAC ;-)
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by:hreinart
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???
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If you did not found the line in your notes.ini, then you did not have the console password protection enabled.
If you had password protection enabled but did not find the line in notes.ini, then you have looked in the wrong notes.ini

My recommendation is the same what is recommended here:
http://www-12.lotus.com/ldd/doc/domino_notes/Rnext/help6_admin.nsf/855dc7fcfd5fec9a85256b870069c0ab/c91d4697bfa11f8585256c1d003a0c60?OpenDocument

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by:hreinart
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ok, it's long ago and i might have made a mistake.
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Thanks for the points.
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