!/usr/bin/env python3 import bcrypt import sys passwd = sys.argv.encode('utf8') salt = bcrypt.gensalt(rounds=16) hashed = bcrypt.hashpw(passwd, salt) print(hashed)
Top tip for python novices: Don't name your python file 'bcrypt.py' as I did. It tries to tries to import itself, or something, rather than the system bcrypt.
MYSQL command to set the new password.
update users set password='hashedpassword' where id=1;