Django Reset Admin User's Password

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Change a user's password from the command line, use the changepassword command. It will prompt you to change the password for the specified user.

./manage.py changepassword admin django-admin.py changepassword admin

You can also change a password programmatically: from django.contrib.auth.models import User admin = User.objects.get(username='admin') admin.set_password('mynewpassword') admin.save()