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Old 30th August 2007, 00:56
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Default Upgraded but forgot password.. ispconfig server dont start - what now?

Hi, I managed to mislay my notes and now I am without a clue what password I used through last installation.. (I have root access)

Any help would be very welcome

[root@www postfix]# /etc/init.d/ispconfig_server startStarting ISPConfig system...Apache/1.3.37 mod_ssl/2.8.28 (Pass Phrase Dialog)
Some of your private key files are encrypted for security reasons.
In order to read them you have to provide us with the pass phrases.

Server www.xxxx.com:81 (RSA)
Enter pass phrase:
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Old 30th August 2007, 01:02
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Have a look here how to reset your password: http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13652

Error.. I see it's not the admin password you are talking about.

You Encrypting RSA private key, and now everytime you restart your server you need to enter the password.

In step 7 ("Encrypting RSA private key of CA with a pass phrase for security [ca.key]")and step 8 ("Encrypting RSA private key of SERVER with a pass phrase for security [server.key]") of the certificate creation process you are asked if you want to encrypt the respective key now. Choose n there because otherwise you will always be asked for a password whenever you want to restart the ISPConfig system which means it cannot be restarted without human interaction!
Have a look here how to fix it: http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14073
Never execute code written on a Friday or a Monday.

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Old 30th August 2007, 10:00
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thanks, that made it work..
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