asterisk and free pbx

Posted on 2014-08-08
Last Modified: 2014-08-15
Dear Experts:

We have installed asterisk and Freepbx for calls , recently forgot the freepbx admin password,  please help step by step on how to reset the password.

I am having ssh access to server and also OS level root login and password is available, please suggest
Question by:D_wathi
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    by:Ken Butters
    this page has step by step instructions for how to reset freepbx admin password.

    This assumes you have root access, which you indicated that you do.

    You'll need to page down a few times until you get to this part of the webpage : amportal a u xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx-
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    Try This Command as root

    /usr/bin/sqlite3 /var/www/db/acl.db "UPDATE acl_user SET md5_password = '`echo -n Newpasswordhere|md5sum|cut -d ' ' -f 1`'  WHERE name = 'admin'"

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