[rabbitmq-discuss] how to recover password from RabitMq

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Thu Jun 19 11:23:35 BST 2014

On 19/06/14 08:15, Michael Klishin wrote:
> On 19 June 2014 at 11:11:59, Sujatha Nannuru (snannuru at mirthcorp.com) wrote:
>>> > >I changed the pass word of RabitMQ,I am not able to login with
>> >new pass word.Please help me for this.
> You can change password for any user if you log in into the management UI
> as an administrator, or using `rabbitmqctl change_password`.

And just to add clarity here: `rabbitmqctl change_password` does not 
require that you know an existing password, so it's the only way if you 
are locked out completely. Obviously you need shell access to the box in 
that case.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, Pivotal

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