Reset NextCloud user password from command line

You can use lost password link in login page to reset password. If you don’t have a valid email set or mail server not working, you can reset the password using SSH.

NextCloud users are stored in table oc_users. If you don’t know the user name, you can use following SQL command to see all available users.

To reset password for a user, login to SSH, go to DocumentRoot for the web site. This is the folder where you uploaded NextCloud files. Then run

On following screenshot, i reset password for user “admin”.

nextcloud password reset command line

It will ask you to enter password 2 times.

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