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Allied Telesis AT-9000 series Reset Password

1. Connect to the router using a RS-232 cable
2. Connect to the router via HyperTerminal
3. Settings for HyperTerminal = 9600 - 8 - None - 1 Flow Control = None
4. Power cycle the router and right away press the s key continuously until
you see the login prompt >
(Starts up with current release but no configuration)
5. You will now have to Delete the previous manager password configuration
line described below using the internal text editor.
The editor is invoked with the command:

Resetting a lost mysql root password

root@steve:~# /etc/init.d/mysql stop

Now you should start up the database in the background, via the mysqld_safe command:

root@steve:~# /usr/bin/mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables &
[1] 6702
Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /var/lib/mysql
mysqld_safe[6763]: started

Here you can see the new job (number "1") has started and the server is running with the process ID (PID) of 6702.

Now that the server is running with the --skip-grant-tables flag you can connect to it without a password and complete the job:

Recover/Reset Windows 2003 Server Active Directory Administrator Password

This article assumes that you forgot the AD admin password, someone changed it on you, or you are recovering from an attack.

This is not meant as a how to hack your company’s Active Directory – nope, not in any way, shape, or form. In case you decide to use this tutorial for nefarious purposes, we can not be held liable for your stupidity. With that said let’s move on.

If you are trying to recover a local admin password from Windows XP, Vista, 2000, or NT, please refer to last week’s article on how to reset you local admin password.

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