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Resetting your password in Deis Workflow

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v1 or v2 ?

This article is written for Workflow (v2).

But you can reset your password in Deis(v1) by almost same procedure.

case: you are not an administrator

Ask your administrator to exec deis auth:passwd --user {your_account}

case: you are the one and only administrator

Ssh into your kube-master node and exec in the controller.

$ kubectl exec --namespace=deis -it deis-controller-3568054663-x4jk5 ./ shell

Python 3.5.2 (default, Jul 5 2016, 12:43:10)
[GCC 5.4.0 20160609] on linux
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

Next, Type the script in Python like this.

>>> from django.contrib.auth.models import User

>>> u = User.objects.get(username__exact='{your_account_name}')
>>> u.set_password('{new_password_plain_text}')

You can logout by pressing Ctrl-D after executing


deis-controller-3568054663-x4jk5 is the pod name.

Modify {your_account_name} and '{new_password_plain_text} as you like.

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