Knowledgebase: DotNetNuke Support
How to find your MS SQL User/Pass for your DNN installation.
Posted by Joe Rebis (Import) on 30 March 2007 07:11 PM


Steps to find your MS SQL password for your DoteNetNuke (DNN) installation:

  1. Login to the Control Panel.
  2. Click on Domains >> Click on the domain.
  3. Click on "File Manager"
  4. Click the "WWWROOT" folder in the list.
  5. Look for a file called "web.config" >> Click on it.
  6. Highlight all the text then "Right-Click" (mouse) >> "COPY" all of the text in the file content window.
  7. Paste into "Notepad" or "MS Word" on your local computer and set your cursor at the top of the page.
  8. In "Notepad" or "MS Word" click on Edit >> Find.
  9. Type "pwd" without the quote signs >> Click "Find Next".
  10. Your password will appear after the equal sign.
  11. If you look to the left on that same line you will also find the DB name, location and username.



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