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Lost DMK encryption password for master database

Back story: My company has TDE encryption enabled for some of our databases. The password that the master key was encrypted by for one of our servers is lost. We do have the backup .key file, however, ...
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Oracle sys password lost

I inherited an Oracle DB on Linux Redhat from someone who left the company and didn't tell anyone what the passwords were to the various accounts on the database itself (not Linux), including what he ...
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#2002 Cannot log in to the MySQL server / Connection for controluser as defined in your configuration failed

I use PHP/MySQL in Ubuntu 13. To reduce the size of ibdata1, i followed this post What is the best way to reduce the size of ibdata in mysql? and make necessary changes as told in the answer. I did ...
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Displaying user's password [closed]

I need to know if there is a way in SQL*Plus to display the password of a certain username? At my job, sometimes the developers ask me what happened to their account, and what their password is. When ...
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reset mysql root password on ubuntu

In short: my goal is to reset mysql root password on ubuntu. Background: I set up a ubuntu desktop and installed LAMP stack last week. I then went to do something else, and just got back to carry on ...
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How do I reset the postgres password for PostgreSQL on Windows?

I have installed PostgreSQL on my Windows machine for development. Now I haven't used it for a while, and have forgotten the password for user postgres (default admin user in PostgreSQL). How can I ...
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Cannot connect to SQL Server after setting sa password to blank

I have installed SQL Server 2008 R2 on a Windows 2008 server. I need to set the sa password to blank for some reasons to make an application works; but it seems like the password changes automatically ...
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Lost postgreSQL password in Windows installation

I have postgresql 9.2 installed on a windows XP machine. I have lost the postgres password. I looked at answers given to a similar question asked 6 months ago. The answer given there required the ...
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How to forcibly create/modify MySQL user grants, without restarting the database service

I am familiar with how to start MySQL server with the "--init-file" option, or the "--skip-grant-tables" options. However I have a nagios based mysql monitor, which needs to query a table, and ...
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Reset MySQL root password in LAMPP server on Ubuntu

I forgot the password I changed for the root user of MySQL. I'm logged in as root user and when I do # /opt/lampp/lampp security it gives result as XAMPP: Quick security check... XAMPP: Your XAMPP ...