reset jellyfin password

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i need the steps to reset my jellyfin password please, i nedd the 1,2,3 of the process ill be ok after that.
 

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Seems like this might sort-of cover it...


You'll need to translate that a bit to your app console and may need to find a way around having no editor onboard.

If not:

 

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I would suggest trying to edit that xml first instead (changing true to false and restarting).

sqlite client is likely to be there in the container... connect to the container shell and then run the commands.
 

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i cant access container shell
Can't (why not?)? or don't know how? (Click the shell icon in the Workloads section of that app's page on the right)
 

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this what i get when i attempt to
 

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You have probably more than one option in that first item... check each of those for the running container in the second box.
 

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Your screenshot shows no options in the second drop-down... what about the first one above it?
 

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thats the top one u talked about yes there is another option, and no my container is not stopped
 

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yes there is another option
You need to select one of those (or all of them in sequence) until you find the one that has a second option for you.
 

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i got into the shell of jellyfin, but i'm having issues with the commands, i tried the ones you gave me i know they should work. I can admit it's all user error.
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OK, so that screenshot tells me you don't really know what you're doing...

What you should do is type this in the shell:

find / -name system.xml

That should come back with one or more locations of the file, possibly /etc/jellyfin/system.xml (but maybe different to that, which is why we start with the find command).

Once you know that file location, you would edit that file to replace <IsStartupWizardCompleted>true</IsStartupWizardCompleted> with <IsStartupWizardCompleted>false</IsStartupWizardCompleted>

The problem we may have is that there may be no editor installed in that container, so depending on the prescence of nano, vi, vim in the container, we may even need to resort to cat.

let's simplify that once you find that file.

Then you would stop and start the app, which should go back through the initial setup, including the admin account password setup.
 

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The problem we may have is that there may be no editor installed in that container, so depending on the prescence of nano, vi, vim in the container, we may even need to resort to cat.
Correct me if I'm wrong, in the past I was able to install nano with apt or apk or whatever corresponds to the image in a container, it's not persistent though.
 

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Correct me if I'm wrong, in the past I was able to install nano with apt or apk or whatever corresponds to the image in a container, it's not persistent though.
It's totally dependent on the container author as to how minimalist/locked down the system will be... some make the filesystem read-only, so nothing works, others hobble it so much that you just have cat, but indeed some containers have a working package manager and you can (even if temporarily) install packages.

I have all my SCALE systems on BETA now, so I have no access to install new TrueCharts apps... I guess I can try the Official one and see with that for now.
 
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