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2.13.5.4. Changing admin password in Drupal

To change the admin password in Drupal:
  1. In the site config file takealook the name of the database to which it is connected.
  2. Openup database in phpMyAdmin.
  3. Execute the next SQL query, instead of new_password New password:
    UPDATE `drupal_user` SET pass = MD5('new_password') WHERE uid = 1;

    If the names of the tables in the database do not start with the standard drupal_, and with a different prefix, make the appropriate change to the SQL query.

  4. Check the login to the admin panel.
To change the admin password in Drupal:
  1. AT root directory of the site create a PHP script with content by specifying instead of new_password New password:
    script.php
    <?php
    define('DRUPAL_ROOT', getcwd());
    require_once DRUPAL_ROOT . '/includes/bootstrap.inc';
    drupal_bootstrap(DRUPAL_BOOTSTRAP_FULL);
    require_once 'includes/password.inc';
    echo user_hash_password('new_password');
    die();
    menu_execute_active_handler();
    ?>
  2. Execute the script in the browser and you will be shown the password hash code.
  3. In the site config file takealook the name of the database to which it is connected.
  4. Openup database in phpMyAdmin.
  5. Execute the next SQL query, instead of hash_password the hash code obtained as a result of executing the script:
    UPDATE `drupal_user` SET pass = '$hash_password' WHERE uid = 1;

    If the names of the tables in the database do not start with the standard drupal_, and with a different prefix, make the appropriate change to the SQL query.

  6. Check the login to the admin panel.