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From Ahmad Emneina <>
Subject Re: Admin user can't login
Date Mon, 12 Nov 2012 22:19:25 GMT
On 11/12/12 2:15 PM, "Mir Islam" <> wrote:

>I believe so. I do not see any SQL related error that it could not
>connect to database or failed connection. In the database
>host is localhost and user is correct. Password is encrypted so I am not
>sure if it is correct (no reason for it not to be)
>One thing I remember from 3.x that there was a splash screen which forced
>admin to change password. This time when I initially installed the server
>and started it  up, the mysql server was not running. I am wondering if
>that caused an issue or not. Is there a way to manually toggle a flag in
>the db to indicate that the admin password has been changed already (even
>though its not)?

Is there something in the db you don¹t want to lose? Just in case make a
backup of it and re-run the cloud-setup-databases and
cloud-setup-management steps, to reinitialize the database.

>On Nov 12, 2012, at 2:05 PM, Ahmad Emneina wrote:
>> On 11/12/12 1:54 PM, "Mir Islam" <> wrote:
>>> Hi, first time installing CloudStack 4.x version. After installing the
>>> management server I can't login to the management console. I looked at
>>> the database and the md5 hash of the password matches 'password' but
>>> still I get "Invalid username or password" error when trying to login.
>>> Any idea what might be wrong and where I can look ? The logs in
>>> /var/log/cloud/management is not providing much clue.
>>> Thanks
>>> Mir
>> I typically get that when the management server cant communicate to the
>> server. Does your /etc/cloud/management/ file point to the
>> right db host?
>> -- 
>> Æ


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