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UPDATE: Based on the fact this is is a .com domain, you can do the following: Go to https://www.verisigninc.com/en_US/domain-names/com-domain-names/index.xhtml. Click on the Chat with Support link at the bottom of the page. Explain the situation to them and tell them what documentation, if any, you have to establish that you or your client is the rightful ...


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B in this password means that this encryption uses random salt, than md5(saltWithDash . md5(password)). If you want to check user input with password from database, you need to extract salt from password and combine user password with that salt. Next, compare this two hashes, and if matches, user password is valid. <?php $password = 'password'; ...


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Hope this helps someone: This is how mediawiki saves the user password in the database. Please see @Aleksander's answer for more details.


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The client should be able to contact the hosting company and have their password reset, then they can give it to you. If you try and they do it, I would be very very concerned about security. Alternatively, log into the domain registrar and move the whole thing to a new hosting service. Sometimes it is better to start from scratch...do they trust the last ...


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For HTTP basic authentication using a .htpasswd file, use the auth_basic module in a location block for the protected directory: location /123 { auth_basic "Protected"; auth_basic_user_file /path/to/.htpasswd; }


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Is there any way to solve this mess? Technically speaking, there is no way for you to take over the domain name using force. However, if your client can prove it paid for it or for some services to implement it, you may attempt some legal action first and bring the court's decision to the registrar if it is in your favor. If the domain name contains a ...


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I wrote an answer that addresses this same issue though it is a bit particular to the OP's situation. Being a web host in a previous life, this answer is a road map that you can follow based upon my experience. I am sure there are ideas in the answer that can really help you. Getting access to website files without access to the hosting account Good Luck!! ...



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