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From Olivier Lamy <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Archiva 2.2.x, resetting password
Date Thu, 18 Aug 2016 01:45:41 GMT
On 17 August 2016 at 09:08, Thad Humphries <thad.humphries@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks. I tried something similar before (see
> http://www.mail-archive.com/users@archiva.apache.org/msg02910.html) by
> creating a ~/.m2/security.properties file, but I set
> security.policy.password.previous.count to -1. Maybe zero will work for me
> this time.
>
> Frankly, I'm not familiar enough with the nits of Archiva administration to
> follow you on your fix. I am not running  Archiva under Tomcat but simply
> starting it on port 8080:
>
> $ cd /opt/apache-archiva-2.2.0
> $ nohup bin/archiva console start &
>
> I may be stuck rebuilding it (or switching to Nexus).
>

mvn clean install -DskipTests
This doesn't work?
We will be definitely very happy to have more people to help (fixing issues
etc...)
Yup that's an open source project which doesn't any company supporting it
so it relies on contributor spare time.
Personally I have a very limited one ATM.
I'm pretty sure if you provide patches or pull request you will quickly
gain commit karma.

Cheers
Olivier



>
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 6:32 PM, Jörg Schaible <joerg.schaible@gmx.de>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Thad,
> >
> > Thad Humphries wrote:
> >
> > > Despite earlier efforts to get Archiva to stop requiring password
> reset,
> > > it's done it again. Now neither user nor admin can get in and the
> "Reset
> > > Password" button seems to do nothing.
> > >
> > > How can I clear the old passwords and reset the admin and users? Or (as
> > > done at least once before) must I blow it all away an reinstall?
> > >
> > > Can't this "feature" be disable? There is *at most* only two of using
> > > this.
> >
> > I had also a very annoying fight with this and I am only one. I found
> > finally a location to turn the expiration off (at least I hope so):
> >
> > ================ %< ===============
> > $ sudo cat /var/lib/archiva/security.properties
> > security.policy.password.previous.count=0
> > security.policy.password.expiration.enabled=false
> > ================ %< ===============
> >
> > However, I was in the same situation as you and I finally created a new
> DB
> > for the Archiva users, configured Archiva to use that one instead and let
> > it
> > recreate an admin and guest user (note, you have to turn off password
> > expiration before). Then I exported the two JDOUSER* tables, dropped
> > anything in these tables of the original DB and imported the data. After
> > that I configured Archiva to use the original User DB again. Now I could
> > login as admin again and was able to recreated my user.
> >
> > Note: Always shut down Tomcat before you change something in the DB.
> >
> > Hope this works for you also.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Jörg
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> "Hell hath no limits, nor is circumscrib'd In one self-place; but where we
> are is hell, And where hell is, there must we ever be" --Christopher
> Marlowe, *Doctor Faustus* (v. 121-24)
>



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