Changing my default admin password

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I installed C5 through Hostmonster. I was assigned a password that I want to change to something else before I forget this password. How do I go about doing this?

rmcellig
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bbeng89 replied on at Permalink Best Answer Reply
bbeng89
If you already know the password you can change it by logging in and going to the dashboard, then going to "Search Users". From there you'll find the admin user which you can click on then click "Edit User". From here you can reset the password.

If you don't know the admin password and have access to MySQL (maybe through phpMyAdmin) you can see this article for resetting it:http://concrete5tricks.com/blog/reset-admin-password-via-mysql/...
rmcellig replied on at Permalink Reply
rmcellig
Thanks so much!!
bbeng89 replied on at Permalink Reply
bbeng89
No problem! If it solved your problem you should mark it as the best answer, that way we both get some karma and the thread is marked as answered. If it didn't solve your problem just let me know and hopefully we can get it figured out.

Thanks!
zoinks replied on at Permalink Reply
Any idea how we can change the superuser name as well? I have a site with a default of "admin" which is a magnet for hackers.
weyboat replied on at Permalink Reply
weyboat
You can edit it in the "Search Users" area
enlil replied on at Permalink Reply
enlil
you should be able to log in as admin and change the name from in the "search users" dialogue!
weyboat replied on at Permalink Reply
weyboat
@enlil
Yep, I was just editing my answer as you posted..
zoinks replied on at Permalink Reply
Thanks, Enlil, for some reason it never occurred to me to click on the name itself. I was checking the box and trying to select something from the dropdown. :)