After a strange series of events I ended up with a CentovaCast installation on a server which I had access to, but no access to the central administration panel. The password I had created was lost in a sudden power outage, and here I was with client access to the server, but no administrative access. There was no email capability hooked up to the server yet either so the “Forget password?” functionality was not working either.
I did have access to the server itself via the command line, so here is how I reset the password for the administrator account on the server with just the command line access. Continue reading