This article explain how to reset administrator password. To reset administrator password on Apsolab-Console, you must execute the installation procedure. Don’t worry, your configuration and data won’t be altered by this procedure but you should do a backup before proceeding.

On Unix/Linux

  • open a terminal and login as root (the Linux admin.)
  • cd /opt/apsolab/latest/console
  • chmod 0666 configuration.php
  • take some text editor and open the file configuration.php
  • search the following string: $is_installed
  • change the assigned value from true to false
  • save the file
  • open your browser and go to Apsolab-Console, the install page should appear
  • in the first section, look for ‘Administrator (root) password:’
  • enter the new password for Apsolab-Console root account
  • press ‘Install’ button then press ‘Next’ button
  • now, you should be able to login with the root account and your new password
  • go back to your terminal and change the file permission: chmod 0600 configuration.php

 

On Windows

  • open the exlorer and go to c:\apsolab\apsolab-it\console or c:\apsolab\apsolab-bi\console
  • select the file ‘configuration.php’ and change the file permission to read/write
  • take some text editor and open the file configuration.php
  • search the following string: $is_installed
  • change the assigned value from true to false
  • save the file
  • open your browser and go to Apsolab-Console, the install page should appear
  • in the first section, look for ‘Administrator (root) password:’
  • enter the new password for Apsolab-Console root account
  • press ‘Install’ button then press ‘Next’ button
  • now, you should be able to login with the root account and your new password