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How to reset the password for OpenEdge Management and OpenEdge Explorer?


TitleHow to reset the password for OpenEdge Management and OpenEdge Explorer?
URL NameP31848
Article Number000135736
EnvironmentProduct: OpenEdge
Version: 10.1C03, 10.2A01, 10.2A02, 10.2Bx, 11.1 and later, 12.x
OS: All supported platforms
Other: Management, Explorer
Question/Problem Description
How to reset the password for OpenEdge Management and OpenEdge Explorer ?
How to reset the password for Openedge Management ?
I forgot the OpenEdge Management password.
How to reset the OpenEdge Explorer password?
I forgot the OpenEdge Explorer password.
How to change or reset the OEM or OEE password?
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Clarifying Information
Error Message
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In order to reset the 'admin' password for Fathom Management, OpenEdge Management or OpenEdge Explorer, do the following after opening a PROENV shell with $DLC/bin/proenv or %DLC%\bin\proenv.bat :

1. Stop the AdminServer
Stop Fathom: fathom -stop 
Stop the AdminServer: using proadsv -stop (or the Services on Windows)

2. Navigate to the OEM/OEE install directory.

OpenEdge 12: oemgmt\conf directory:
cd $OEM/conf (for Unix/Linux) 
cd %OEM%/conf (for Windows) 

OpenEdge 10/11: oemgmt\etc directory:
cd $OEM/etc (for Unix/Linux) 
cd %OEM%/etc (for Windows) 

3. Copy to

Start the AdminServer using proadsv -start (or Services on Windows)

Restart the fathom plugin:
  • Start Fathom: fathom -start 
Once the fathom plugin has been fully loaded, access the OE Console, with the user 'admin' and the reset password 'admin'.  To change the default password again and re-add previously added users (if any), navigate through the  Console: 
Options -> Authorized Users ->

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Last Modified Date11/19/2019 4:15 PM
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