[greenstone-users] username and password

From Greenstone Team
DateFri May 4 14:40:00 2012
Subject [greenstone-users] username and password
In-Reply-To (6F8C0499CDDFE04485C8AD3E353DCE46AADC70CF28-gcc-exch07vm1)
Hi,

1. If you're admin, then open a terminal. To set the admin password on
Linux, you can run:
./gsicontrol.sh configure-admin

and on Windows:
gsicontrol.sh configure-admin

2. If your admin account is working fine, then make sure you've enabled
the Administration pages. You can do this by opening etc/main.cfg in a
text editor and changing the line that says:

status disabled
to
status enabled

3. Go to your Greenstone home page, click on the "Administration Page"
button and, in the page that then loads, click on the "List Users" link
to the left.

4. Login with the admin account. Then select the user whose password you
want to reset by pressing the Edit button and filling in the new details.


> I know it is stored in etc/users.db file. But I don't see how I can
open this file.
The password is stored in an obfuscated format.

However, if you simply want to open the file to inspect its contents, then
1. In a terminal run
source setup.bash
if you're on Linux.

If you're on Windows, run:
setup.bat

2. Next, run:
db2txt etc/users.gdb

This will print the contents to the screen.

(Note that in recent versions of Greenstone 2, the extension for the
Greenstone database files is gdb.)

Regards,
Anupama

On 04/05/12 01:25, John Fitzgibbon wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I think I may have forgotten my username and password, and I need it
> for using remote GLI. I know it is stored in etc/users.db file. But I
> don't see how I can open this file.
>
> Any help would be much appreciated.
>
> Regards,
>
> John
>
> John Fitzgibbon
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