Thursday, August 26, 2010

Reset admin/root password in FreeBSD | Recover lost root password | FreeBSD reset |  recover root password | How to Reset a Forgotten Root Password

Reset admin/root password in FreeBSD | Recover lost root password | FreeBSD reset | recover root password | How to Reset a Forgotten Root Password

With FreeBSD 5.4 and above the booting procedure is slightly changed. Under ilder version of FreeBSD use boot -s option at Ok prompt.
However, with version FreeBSD 5.4+ you don't have to type any command. Here is the procedure to boot FreeBSD into a single user mode to reset root password.
In this tip I will explain how to boot FreeBSD into a single user mode to reset root password.

 Reset FreeBSD root user password

Step # 1: Start FreeBSD server/workstation.
Step # 2: Press Enter key at boot loader.
Step # 3: At Welcome to FreeBSD! boot menu press spacebar key to pause default booting
Type number 4 key (type 4 number) to boot into single user mode.



 Step # 4: Select the default shell (/bin/sh):
Next you will see following prompt from system:
When prompted Enter full pathname of shell or RETURN for /bin/sh:
Press Enter key to boot into single user mode. Next, you will be immediately dropped into a single user mode without a root password.


Step # 5: You need to remount / (root) file system in read and write mode with mount command, type following two commands:

# mount -u /
# mount -a
  

Step # 6: Setup a new password with passwd command:
# passwd

Step # 7: Enter the new password and confirm it

New password:
Retype New password:

 Step # 8: Type reboot to reboot the machine (or press the shutdown button to reboot)
# reboot

Step # 9: When the system start enjoy with the new password.






Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Palestine IT Professional’s launches PalITPros Community

Palestine IT Professional’s launches PalITPros Community

Palestine IT Professional’s launches PalITPros Community


Palestine IT Professional’s launches PalPros Community

Recently, PalDev in cooperation with Michael Noel launched the PalITPros community which is an online technical community initiative for the IT Professionals that is interested in Microsoft Technologies. PalDev is the first .net user group created in Palestine by a group of enthusiastic .Net developers. They were also the main force behind the recently concluded Microsoft TechDays in Hebron, Ramallah and Nablus.

Palestine IT Professional’s launches PalPros Community

Palestine IT Professional’s user group focuses on Microsoft Servers & Clients Technologies. The group aim toward introducing Microsoft products, technologies and best practices to Palestinian IT specialists through sessions, technical discussions and workshops. Microsoft products exists in every office and home which makes it essential for every IT specialist to be aware of new products and technologies that help him in managing his IT work environment. PalITPros groups aimed to allow IT professionals in Palestine the chance to:

  • Interact with the rest of the IT Professionals in Palestine and exchange experiences, ideas and thoughts with them.
  • Holding free events each month for the IT Professionals to enable them to learn new technologies.
  • Provide world-class speakers at as many seminars a year as possible.
  • Be the first one to take an in-depth look at the latest Microsoft technologies.
  • Be the first to know and learn about the latest Microsoft products and technologies.


Palestine IT Professional’s launches PalPros Community



Palestine IT Professional’s launches PalPros Community

Palestine IT Professional’s launches PalPros Community

About Michael Noel
Michael Noel is an internationally recognized technology expert, bestselling author, and well known public speaker on a broad range of IT topics. He has authored several major industry books that have been translated into over a dozen languages worldwide. Significant titles include SharePoint 2010 Unleashed, Exchange Server 2010 Unleashed, Windows Server 2008 R2 Unleashed, ISA Server 2006 Unleashed, and many more.
Currently a partner at Convergent Computing (www.cco.com ) in the San Francisco Bay Area, Michael’s writings and extensive public speaking experience across six continents leverage his real-world expertise helping organizations realize business value from Information Technology infrastructure.

Reference : http://microsoftfeed.com/2009/palestine-it-professionals-launches-palitpros-community/