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How To Manually Set A Customer’s Password in Magento 2 –

I’ve had certain situations where a customer doesn’t understand how to set their own password when they receive their “welcome” email.

There are ways I believe to do this with the database, but I need a quicker or in some instance a dirty way to set a customers password.

Email Logs

If you are running a Magento 2 store you are probably sending out your emails from the server. This will allow you to see the welcome email with the instructions to setup a password.

Go to Stores –> Email Logs

There you will be able to click on the welcome emails sent to the customer needing help and you can view the email and interact with the email as if it was sent to you.

Magento 2.2 Install On CentOS 7

Objective


Install Magento 2.2 on CentOS 7. The stack will require PHP 7.1, MariaDB 10.2, and Apache 2.4. To see the full system requirements to run Magento 2.2 click here.

  1. Install Apache 2.4
  2. Configure Apache
  3. Install PHP 7.1
  4. Configure PHP
  5. Install MariaDB 10.2
  6. Configure MariaDB
  7. Create Magento File System User
  8. Download & Extract Magento Files
  9. SELinux
  10. Set File Permissions
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Magento 2.2 SQL Rollback Failed

Problem:

I took a SQL backup of my Magento 2.2 dev site before I did some testing. The testing didn’t go as planned so I tried the rollback feature from inside the Magento admin panel. The rollback process started, but then the page just went blank. 

When I did a refresh the page said I was in maintenance mode. I decided to SSH into the AWS instance and see what was going on. The server seemed okay, but it was stuck in maintenance mode. I disable maintenance mode and decided to run the rollback from the terminal

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Magento 2 and AWS SES – Password Resets Not Sending

Problem: 

I’ve setup the SMTP extension from Mageplaza and successfully sent and email with AWS SES. I tried resetting a user’s password, but the end user never receives the password reset email. 

Solution: 

The password reset emails use the Customer Support email address. If this is not configured SES will not deliver it. 

Go to Stores –> Configuration –> General –> Store Email Addresses and configure your customer support sender email address that is authorized to send through SES. 

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