Forgotten password and cannot log in to ColdFusion administrator

Issue

You have forgotten the Adobe ColdFusion administrator password and cannot log in.

Solution

  1. As an Administrator, launch the command prompt.

  2. Enter the following comamnds:

    1. C:\>cd coldfusion2018
    2. C:\>ColdFusion2018>cd cfusion
    3. C:\>ColdFusion2018\cfusion>cd bin
    4. C:\>ColdFusion2018\cfusion\bin>passwordreset.bat
  3. Enter the following:

    • 1: For changing Admin Password
    • 2: For changing Admin Component (jetty)
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts.

  5. Restart ColdFusion service.

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