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Old 03-01-2013, 09:20 PM   #1
kpronaldo007
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Question Forgotten username and password


In my lab I have RHEL 5 installed on the machine. The original user has moved out and the credentials to the machine are lost. There is no username or password. How is it possible to recover this machine without reinstalling RHEL again?
 
Old 03-01-2013, 09:26 PM   #2
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Add "init=/bin/bash" to the boot parameters. That should give you a root shell which you can use to change passwords.
 
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