Restore Password to Recover Administrative Access

If you're unable to log in to OpenCAD as an administrator (for example, you've lost the administrator password) you can start Confluence in recovery mode to recover your admin user rights.

Single Account Mode (SAM)

Only use this method if there is a single administrator account registered in the installation. Using this method temporarily create a security risk by using a widely known legacy password (This is not recommenced).

Restore Password via Database Override

  1. Access the database by any database management tool (eg. phpMyAdmin or HeidiSQL).
  2. Select the users table.
  3. Find the administrator's account that needs to have the password restored and edit it.
  4. In the password field enter the following hash which sets the password to cad2017!

Password Hash

$2y$10$xHvogGcqQs8jhTPbFEDHJO9KWu2FCLgJ5XGxH.hHMA0BY1brgCkSG


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