It was one of those days...
Typed in the password and swore I'd remember it!
But it got a typo in it and this post saved me...
To reset the admin password of a Umbraco website.
- In SQL server, run the following script on the database:
USE INSERT-YOUR-DATABASE-NAME-HERE GO UPDATE umbracoUser set userdisabled=0, userLogin='admin', userPassword='default' where id=0
- In your
web.configfile, find the "UsersMembershipProvider" section, and change the setting:
passwordFormat="Hashed" to passwordFormat="Clear"
You should now be able to log in using the Username:
admin and the Password:
This article was originally written on Google's Blogger platform and ported to Hashnode on 17 Sep 2022.