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Re: want to reset password, but email is defunct

From: Joël Krähemann
Subject: Re: want to reset password, but email is defunct
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2022 13:52:40 +0200

This can happen. I mean I have lost an email, too. Or some I have abandoned.

On Thu, Jun 2, 2022 at 11:47 AM Ineiev <> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 01, 2022 at 11:39:52PM -0700, Scott McPeak wrote:
> >
> > If possible, I'd like to regain access to the account "smcpeak".  My
> > password manager says I last accessed it on 2012-06-06.  I still have what
> > should be the password, but it does not work at
> > .  I'm pretty sure the email
> > for that account is "", but I no longer have access to
> > that, so cannot reset normally.
> >
> > Is there a procedure for recovering access in this situation?
> The email for that account is correct; you registered neither
> SSH keys nor GPG keys, so I have no idea how your identity could be
> confirmed; on the other hand, the account isn't member of any group,
> and its history amounts to a dozen comments in trackers (the latest
> was in 2009), so we could grant you access without any strong proof.
> What do other Savannah hackers think?

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