_       _ _ _    _ _ 
| |     (_|_) |  (_) |
| | ___  _ _| | ___| |
| |/ _ \| | | |/ / | |
| | (_) | | |   <| | |
|_|\___/| |_|_|\_\_|_|
       _/ |           
      |__/           
    purveyors of fine, internet-related kipple since 1985.
    

. » p » misc » sysadmin » reset-mac-password-tiger.txt

How to reset a password in Mac OS X Tiger (10.5.x) without a CD


  1. Cmd+S at boot
  2. mount -uw /
    1. launchctl load /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.DirectoryServices.plist
      1. dscl . -passwd /Users/REPLACE_USER_NAME_HERE NEW_PASSWORD


Home | About | Blag | Lojikil's Programmer Notebook | Projects | Twitter | Github | BitBucket