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I put an old site on my new machine and got it up and running, except for clean URLs. The login creds in my notes didn't work so (after a few attempts) I used mysql via drush to change the password, no dice. I also checked to be sure I had the correct user1 name and it is. Though all this, the account got blocked because of all the login attempts, which I also tried to remedy via drush, however it alert still says the account is blocked and I still can't login. I don't know where to go from here.... please help.

  • Have you tried the drush user-login command? Usually works nicely. – greg_1_anderson Dec 24 '12 at 6:17
  • Directly go into database and make some changes on user and variables table manualy – Mohammad Ali Akbari Dec 24 '12 at 6:46
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well you can first

drush upwd --password="yourNewPassword" UserName

to reset your password.

then you would need to remove the attempts so you can try to login again, you need to truncate the table flood.

TRUNCATE TABLE flood
  • In case anyone else ends up here, and is newbier than me... the truncate command is done from the mysql prompt: mysql -u root ... USE sitesDatabaseName ... TRUNCATE TABLE flood -- Although I'm not sure this did anything since the response was Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.10 sec) – The Real JC Dec 24 '12 at 17:26
  • Truncating your flood table will clear the number of attempts of log in lock. So if you tried to log in unsuccessfully for more than 5 times you will be locked outside for a significant amount of time even if you enter the right user/password. – saadlulu Jan 21 '13 at 6:48

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