How to reset password for ESVA antispam VM ?

Posted on 2009-02-11
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Last Modified: 2013-12-09
How to reset the administrator password for the server antispam Esva? For both telnet root access and wbe GUI Admin access.
Question by:priapeit
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ESVA is basically Linux in a VM. You should be able to use the standard single user mode in Linux to reset the root password.


I haven't set up an ESVA, so I don't know where the GUI passwords are stored, but they shouldn't be hard to find or reset once you have root access.

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btw, how is this anti spam doing, I tired untangle, and I'm very satisfied with it,  just wondering ..


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Its great. its the best thing thats ever happened to blocking out those zillions of spam mail.I highly recomend it.

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Untangle is blocking about 99% of SPAM, however dose this spam block as much ?
can this Anti SPAM work with exchange ? dose this work in the following setup.
 [ Internet ] ====== [ Anti SPAM ] === [ Exchange ] ===[Users]
Thank you

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