To reset your ZNC password from SSH –
[~] # znc –makepass
[ ** ] Type your new password. [ ?? ] Enter Password: [ ?? ] Confirm Password: [ ** ] Kill ZNC process, if it's running. (znc-kill) [ ** ] Then replace (nano .znc/configs/znc.conf) password in the <User> section of your config with this: <Pass password> Method = sha256 Hash = 269dd6188ef05333fa63c2cbbae23b402476b382e51614830217e32cb870f9c6 Salt = VskeISWUal6ilFU?PgaY </Pass> [ ** ] After that start ZNC again, and you should be able to login with the new password.