Friday, June 23, 2006

recover root password

previous post i mentioned about only hp-ux will ask old root password if you want to change the root password. in case you lost the root password, here is a list of a good compilation on how to recover the root password on various flavor of unixes:

how do I log into this machine - with a twist... ( )
Lost password on a SPARCstation Voyager ( )
How do I restore the etc/shadow file ( )
Root Password Lost !!! ( )
root locked out (
sc password (

root pwd (
lost root password using (SAM) trusted security ( )
I lost my password root ( )
passwd file corrupted (
Boot interaction ( )
Re-enabling a locked root account on Trusted HP-UX ( )

root and all but 2 users locked out ( )
root password (
how to retrieve root paswd (
Help! passwd file corrupted (

root account has been locked ( )
Boot in Single-Mode (

How to Enable locked root account ( )

Fortgot root password SCO 5.0. (

I neede help!!! (

NCR Unix
single user mode - user accounts passwords (

Beginners Guides: Forgotten Passwords & Recovery Methods ( )


ooops, they got for windows as well :)
i think on linux is the easiest one, so make sure you don't lost it :)
or maybe it time to use unix password manager

1 comment:

Mohd Jeffry said...

for hp-ux 11.23 or hp-ux 11i2 ( Itanium 2 )go here