This script quickly adds a Magento Admin user directly into the
database. It is possible to run this script from the command
line or by copying and pasting into phpMyAdmin. Just make sure
to edit the following fields with your personalized data and
import. Most of these fields are trivial, I’m just listing them
so you don’t miss anything.

  1. Set the salt portion of your password. You’ll rarely need
    to change this. If you do, just use two lower case letters of
    your choice.
  2. Set your password. At least 8 characters in length and at
    least one digit.
  3. Firstname: Enter admin’s first name.
  4. Lastname: Enter admin’s last name.
  5. Enter email of admin user.
  6. Enter username where ‘myuser’ is set. Notice ‘myuser’ shows
    up in two places.
  7. Enter Firstname again. This is more symbolic to label the

LOCK TABLES `admin_role`
WRITE , `admin_user` WRITE;

SET @SALT = “rp”;

@SALT , “password”) ),
CONCAT(“:”, @SALT ));

SELECT @EXTRA := MAX(extra) FROM admin_user WHERE extra IS

INSERT INTO `admin_user`

VALUES (‘Firstname’,‘Lastname’,’’,‘myuser’,@PASS,NOW(),0,0,1,@EXTRA,NOW());

INSERT INTO`admin_role`(parent_id,tree_level,sort_order,role_type,user_id,role_name)

user_id FROM admin_user
WHERE username = ‘myuser’),‘Firstname’);