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QUESTION: User left the company, leaving some items encrypted. How to retrieve those items?

njokanovic 2 weeks ago • updated 4 days ago 5


Please advise how to resolve such an issue. Thanks.
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You can do this by directly doing some "cleanups" inside the database.

Get the ID number of this user, and clear the field "restricted_to" inside table "items" where this ID is set.

Thanks for the tip. I will follow the steps and will post the results.

Unfortunately, I found the "restricted_to" field empty for all items. Any other ideas? I would appreciate any guidelines ...

You might also have other type of restriction stored in table restriction_to_roles.

Check what roles ID this user was related to his account and compare with role_id present in this table

Following the suggestion, I checked the table restriction to roles, but it was empty.


Luckily, I retrieved the items in another way: I wondered what the table "cache" is, so I searched through it and found some historical data. Realizing it might contain what I do need, I ran a simple query


SELECT * FROM `teampass_cache` WHERE author LIKE '<user ID number>' and folder LIKE '<folder name>'


and was able to see the hidden details.


I hope this can help someone else.


Thank you for your time and efforts.