Cisco LocalDirector 400 Series

Password Recovery Procedure for the Cisco LocalDirector User Interface (Content Verification System)

Document ID: 12624

Updated: Aug 09, 2006



This document describes how to recover a password on a Cisco LocalDirector User Interface (Content Verification System (CVS)).

Before You Begin


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Step-by-Step Procedure

  1. Open the <CVS server install>/Data/ServerConfig directory.

  2. Find the file named 1.gem.

  3. Perform a backup of 1.gem.

  4. Open the original file in a text editor.

  5. Replace the second and third lines of the file with these two lines:

  6. Save the file.

  7. Restart the CVS service.

  8. Log in via the applet, using the default blank password.

  9. From the GUI, change the password by choosing Server > Properties > Change Password.

Related Information

Updated: Aug 09, 2006
Document ID: 12624