[TYPO3] install tool password change

Katja Lampela katja.lampela at lieska.net
Tue Jul 18 08:00:27 CEST 2006

Martin S wrote:
> in another thread it was written
> You can change this in typo3conf/localconf.php
>> Note that you have to insert the md5 value of your password. If you
>> try to login in the install tool with your new passord, you can see
>> the md5 value. After that you can copy/paste the correct value.
> i've never, ever gotten this to work.
> i entered a password in the install tool box, copied the hash into the
> localconf.php file and saved that.
> entered the password again - still locked out.
> Just tried typing it manually (if some crap characters got in there) but 
> no,
> no luck.
> Suggestions?
> Regards,
> Martin S

Obvious but anyway: Did you try the original password, not the md5 
value. You have to put the md5 in the localconf.php and then login with 
the "normal" word. And maybe you have to clear the cache-files also.

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