Forgot Your CF Administrator Password?

ColdFusion Administrator should always be password protected. But what if you forget the password? There is no way to read the existing password, but if you has administrative access to the computer than you can turn off the password required flag (which will let you in to the Administrator without a password allowing you to set a new one). The password required flag is stored in the system registry as HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREAllaireColdFusionCurrentVersionServerUseAdminPassword, a value of 1 means password required, and a value of 0 means no password required. To turn off the password required flag simply set UseAdminPassword to 0. (If you are running CF4.5 or later you’ll need to restart ColdFusion for it to detect this change). (Applies to: ColdFusion All)

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