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Web UI password locked on qBittorrent NO X (qbittorrent nox)
If your user name and password is locked out of the Web UI and the default user name
admin and password
adminadmin is also failing, the steps to recover access are:
- Log in to the machine the client is on as the user that qbittorrent runs as, either at the console or over a SSH connection.
- Navigate to
~/.config/qBittorrent/and edit the qBittorrent configuration file
- Locate the entry of
WebUI\Password_ha1and change it to this:
the password will be set to
- You should then be able to login the WebUI using your usual username and the password
secret. Remember to change it back to your preferred password.
You could also try copy/pasting the existing value from WebUI\Password_ha1=@ByteArray(value) into https://isc.sans.edu/tools/reversehash.html and that could possibly reveal what the original password was.