Directory Manager Password

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Jan 15th, 2009


I am having CCM 4.1.3, and i have forgotten the Directory Manager Password.I know that it can recovered from registry but if someone could let me know that how could i convert the hex code to human readable format.

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irisrios Wed, 01/21/2009 - 06:40

To recover the Directory manager password you will need to set it manually in the Registry. You will need to hash a new password.

From cmd navigate to the dcdsrvr\bin directory and run the passwordutils utility.


This should give you a hex value, copy this value and go into the registry and enter it for the following values for all servers in the cluster.


HKEYLocalMachine>Software>Cisco SystemsInc>Directory Configuration



Registry changes require a reboot.

Jaime Valencia Wed, 01/21/2009 - 08:00

if you want the old pwd open a TAC case, the tool to decrypt cannot be provided to customers



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