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Recover Admin Password

Dear All Users

I have two doubts please any one clarify my doubts

1. In solaris As a admin i've forget my password so how could i know whats my password

2. if someone change my password so how could i rectify my password.

Please can anyone solve my doubt with clear steps

Last edited by suneelieg; 06-08-2010 at 02:56 PM..
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Solaris root password recovery is well documented.

A Solution can be found here.
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boot from cdrom to single user, mount the filsystem and remove the encrypted password in shadow file, save and reboot.
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