InMotion Hosting Support Center

It is good practice to change your passwords frequently to prevent a password compromise. You can change the Administrators password in the users section of Mambo.

If you lost your [password and cannot log in to your Mambo Dashboard at all, you can change the password in PhpMyAdmin. This article will explain how to change your Mambo Administrators passwords in the Users section and through PhpMyAdmin.

Changing the password in the Dashboard

  1. Log into your Mambo Dashboard.
  2. Select users MamboSelect Users from the list of options on the Home page of the Mambo dashboard.
  3. Select the Admin user MamboSelect the Administrator user from the list.
  4. Change the password MamboType the New password and retype it.
  5. Save the changes MamboSave the changes.

    Now your Mambo will accept your new password.

Resetting the password in PhpMyAdmin

  1. Login into your cPanel.
  2. Go to PhpMyAdmin.
  3. Find your Mambo database in the list to the left.
  4. Select the mos_users table.
  5. The password can be changed here. Enter you new password in the text box.
  6. Select md5 from the drop box in the function column.
  7. Click Go towards to bottom.
  8. Try logging in with your new password.
Was this article helpful?
Continued Education in Course 101: Getting Started with Mambo
You are viewing Section 3: How to change the Admin password for Mambo
Section 2: How to log into your Mambo admin dashboard
Section 4: Adding additional languages in Mambo

Related Questions

Here are a few questions related to this article that our customers have asked:
Ooops! It looks like there are no questions about this page.
Would you like to ask a question about this page? If so, click the button below!
Ask a Question

Support Center Login

Our Login page has moved. Please click the button below to be redirected to the login page.

Post a Comment

Email Address:
Phone Number:

Please note: Your name and comment will be displayed, but we will not show your email address.

0 Questions & Comments

Post a comment

Back to first comment | top

Need more Help?


Ask the Community!

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and InMotion Hosting Staff.

Current Customers

Chat: Click to Chat Now E-mail:
Call: 888-321-HOST (4678) Ticket: Submit a Support Ticket

Not a Customer?

Get web hosting from a company that is here to help. Sign up today!