Confluence - administrator locked out

I'm just using Confluence casually at home for some practice for my work set up.

I logged out the other day, and when I tried to log back in it doesn't recognise my user/password.

I'm damn sure the password is correct, but something's definitely not working. Don't have a mail client set up so can't email myself the password, etc - and neglected to set someone else up as admin to fix it for me. Yes, I'm an idiot.

Is there any way to either:

Reset the administrator


Reset the admin password?

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Just to specify the queries you'd need to run in order to change the administrator password:

select, u.user_name, from cwd_user u
join cwd_membership m on join cwd_group g on join cwd_directory d on
where g.group_name = 'confluence-administrators' and d.directory_name='Confluence Internal Directory';

With this query, You'll get the admin IDs. Then you can change the admin password with the next query:

update cwd_user set credential =
where id=<id from Stage 1>;

Hope that helps!


Thanks to you both!

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