OpenFire : Locked out due to LDAP user change

Posted on 2014-01-10
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Last Modified: 2014-03-31
I changed the LDAP authentication user in OpenFire (via the console/GUI), i tried doing a test when i was still in and it didn't do anything. I got distracted with another task and by the time i returned to it my session had expired. Now I am unable to login, i am suspecting the new user i put in is not an Admin in OpenFire. Any way to change the LDAP configuration from the Database? or any other Hack to get back in?

I am running OpenFire 3.8.0 with AD integration and SQL Server DB.
Any help with this would be appreciated.
Question by:z969307
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by:Rick Hobbs
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You may have to edit the database to solve this one authorizedJIDs is stored in the database. Find the record, delete it and rerun setup.
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by:Rick Hobbs
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Another solution at bottom of this post, though it is a different version.


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z969307 earned 0 total points
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That didn't work.
I was able to figure this out with a re-install which solved the problem.
I had someone else recommend modifying the table "ofProperty" , which possibly would hav e worked but i don't think i was entering the DN's correctly.
Anyways, thanks for your input.

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I had to get help from an external consultant who suggested I do what I indicated in the solution.

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