To resent the password
1. Open sf_users
2. Set password format to 0
3.Remove the salt
4. Type new password
1. How to configure SMTP server without having access to the admin panel?
This could be done if you write to the SystemConfig.config
<smtpSettings host="somehost" userName="name" password="pwd" />
You can use ConfigManager to do this programmatically
var smtpSettings = Config.Get<SystemConfig>()
2.How to configure a custom membership provider in order to auth. as admin?
You can add an OpenAccess provider through the Membership configurations or standard ASP.NET membership provider declared in the web.config
<add name="Default" type="Telerik.Sitefinity.Security.Data.SitefinityMembershipProvider, Telerik.Sitefinity" />
<add connectionStringName="AspNetMembership" enablePasswordRetrieval="false"
requiresUniqueEmail="false" maxInvalidPasswordAttempts="5" minRequiredPasswordLength="6"
applicationName="/" name="AspNetSqlMembershipProvider" type="System.Web.Security.SqlMembershipProvider" />
3. How to reset user_name, passwd and salt columns in sf_users for admin?
4. Which of the above is the preferred method? Anything to be aware of?
Database and config files are closely related. So what you can use is a shared provider if you want to get some data from one website to another.
All the best,
the Telerik team
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