[~] # znc --makepass
[ ** ] Type your new password. [ ?? ] Enter Password: [ ?? ] Confirm Password: [ ** ] Kill ZNC process, if it's running. (znc-kill) [ ** ] Then replace password* in the <User> section of your config with this:
<Pass password> Method = sha256 Hash = 60adfe135ebd848467a42e6ccc49370e847b30920fcdf5056a139d5b3c4d5694
Salt = F7w*eorWlo9z8+.IFxmR </Pass>
[ ** ] After that start ZNC again, and you should be able to login with the new password.
* Note: You can edit your znc.conf with your favorite editor, or just use the command:
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To start your znc, simply type:
If you receive an error message saying your ZNC is already running such as this:
[ .. ] Checking for list of available modules...
[ >> ] ok
[ .. ] Opening config [/home/username/.znc/configs/znc.conf]...
[ !! ] ZNC is already running on this config.
[ ** ] Unrecoverable config error.
This means you need to first stop your running ZNC process and then start it with the new <Pass> entry.
To find the PID # of your running ZNC type "ps x":
PID TTY STAT TIME COMMAND
16650 pts/19 S 0:00 -bash
20721 ? Ss 0:09 SCREEN irssi
20722 pts/12 Ss+ 3:26 irssi
24068 ? Ssl 0:00 znc
24344 pts/19 R+ 0:00 ps x
Find the corresponding PID# in the PID column on the same line as your znc, and then kill it:
kill -9 24068
Then start your ZNC again: