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tobi16a
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Hi guys,

 

I am desperate. I run a Dell T20 with Xpenoloy DS 5.2-5967 and since a week I try to remember and login to my DS. It could be that I change my pw with my phone in the browser - but I can still not remember. It might be that I typed the wrong password. And now I can't access my personal important stuff. PLEASE HELP.

 

I already tried the following things:

 

- resetuser=admin at the booting, but I deactivated my admin account 

- telnet is deactivated

- the login counter is set to 5 attempts

- I installed a fresh DS 5.2-5967 on the other disk but I could not mount my old disks

 

How can I reset my settings / password without losing data?

There are other ideas? Hacking the smb?

 

Please help me.

Tobi

 

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Assuming you are the correct owner of the box, and not somone trying to hack ;-)

 

I faced a similiar problem with the box of a friend, but that was running DSM 4.3.

I was trying many things, including the "Password of the day trick"

 

As can been seen in that thread, there is a way to manually delete the DSM system partitions,

letting you reinstall the system from scratch, while keeping the data. It works, but can be dangerous if you make a mistake.

 

What I ended up with, was an update to 5.2, allowing me to reset the config, and keep the files.

 

Since you allready are on 5.2, maybe a forced install, using a new stick, will give you the option to migrate your data, 

or if your HW is compatible with DSM 6.1, you could try that upgrade.

 

btw:

Is your system set up to autoblock IP adresses after Xnumbers of failed logins?

That might keep you out, even with the correct password.

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