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How To: Reset the user name and password to their default values in ArcIMS 3.0

Summary

The procedure below outlines how to reset the current user name and password used by Administrator and Manager to their default values (admin/admin).

Procedure

  1. In a text editor, open AppServer.properties located at:

    On Windows, <ArcIMS Installation Directory>\AppServer\AppServer.properties

    On Solaris, $AIMSHOME/Middleware/Application_Server/AppServer.properties
  2. Set the ResetAdmin property to True.
  3. Save and close the file.
  4. Stop and restart the ArcIMS Application Server Service.

    On Windows NT, choose Start > Settings > Control Panel > Services and stop and start the ArcIMS Application Server 3.0 Service.

    On Solaris, navigate to the $AIMSHOME/Xenv directory and type ./aimsappsrvr stop, then type ./aimsappsrvr start to restart the ArcIMS Application Server Service.
  5. Open Administrator using the default user name and password, admin/admin.
  6. Open AppServer.properties and set the ResetAdmin property back to False. Save and close the file.
  7. In Administrator, change the user name and password from the default values to customized values for your site.
    <a href='http://support.esri.com/en/knowledgebase/techarticles/detail/23073' target='_blank'>How To: Change the user name and password used with ArcIMS</a>
  8. Close Administrator and repeat Step 4.

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