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retrieving_forgotten_passwords [2019/04/12 01:54]
ben [Reseting Passwords in Backlight 2]
retrieving_forgotten_passwords [2019/07/06 07:56] (current)
matthew
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 Backlight 1 and Backlight 2 use different mechanisms for handling forgotten passwords Backlight 1 and Backlight 2 use different mechanisms for handling forgotten passwords
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-==== Retrieving passwords in Backlight 1 ==== 
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-There are two hidden functions for retrieving admin passwords: 
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-To retrieve passwords for all users visit: 
-http://​yoursite.com/​backlight/​admin/?​a=retrieve_all_passwords 
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-**(replacing yoursite.com with your actual domain)** 
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-This creates a file on your server that can be accessed via FTP at **/​backlight/​data/​admin/​password.txt**. ​ The file includes a list of usernames and passwords for all users. ​ 
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-The password file can be removed by visiting: 
-http://​yoursite.com/​backlight/​admin/?​a=delete_password_file 
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-**(replacing yoursite.com with your actual domain)** 
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 ==== Reseting Passwords in Backlight 2 ==== ==== Reseting Passwords in Backlight 2 ====
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 **Note: ** If you have initiated the sending of more than one password reset link, then only the most-recent link can be used. **Note: ** If you have initiated the sending of more than one password reset link, then only the most-recent link can be used.
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 +==== Retrieving passwords in Backlight 1 ====
 +
 +There are two hidden functions for retrieving admin passwords:
 +
 +To retrieve passwords for all users visit:
 +http://​yoursite.com/​backlight/​admin/?​a=retrieve_all_passwords
 +
 +**(replacing yoursite.com with your actual domain)**
 +
 +This creates a file on your server that can be accessed via FTP at **/​backlight/​data/​admin/​password.txt**. ​ The file includes a list of usernames and passwords for all users. ​
 +
 +The password file can be removed by visiting:
 +http://​yoursite.com/​backlight/​admin/?​a=delete_password_file
 +
 +**(replacing yoursite.com with your actual domain)**
  
retrieving_forgotten_passwords.txt ยท Last modified: 2019/07/06 07:56 by matthew