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If you forgot your password to email account (POP3/SMTP/IMAP) or FTP connection but the password is saved in your mail/FTP client, PSPR is able to get it. Here are the steps to perform:
|•||Run your email or FTP client |
|•||Open account/connection properties in the client|
|•||Remember current server address (like mail.mydomain.com, pop3.mydomain.com, ftp.mydomain.com etc)|
|•||In PSPR, select POP3, IMAP, SMTP or FTP emulation; the port number will be automatically updated in Server port field, but you may have to change it manually if it is different from the default|
|•||In Server address field, put the proper server address (without prefix) as you got it from the client|
|•||Send/receive mail (in the client) for your account, or connect to the FTP|
|•||Go back to PSPR and look at login/password there |
This method works for regular authentication only, when the plaintext password is being transferred. In other cases (e.g. if CRAM-MD5, NTLM or aother authentication is being used) the password is not passed to the server at all, and so it cannot be captured.
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