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recover / update passwords by admin?

Author Anonymous
#1 | Posted: 24 Aug 2003 22:32 
My forum is on a free host where the mail() function has been disabled. Some of my users lost there passwords and cannot receve them by email. I took a look in the db and saw that the pswrd was cripted.

what can i do ?

Author Team
#2 | Posted: 25 Aug 2003 16:23 
Actually, you can change these passwords only manually. Encode some phrase with md5() and update the database.

For example, this PHP code will echo the MD5 value for the password "aha":

echo md5('aha');

Copy result to clipboard and update necessary record in database manually. That's all I can suggest for this case.

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