Changing the root password
At installation, the customer is provided with
root user password to use
on control nodes and NPS container if required. It is absolutely critical to security that the
customer changes the default password for the
root user on all control and
non-control nodes, and NPS container using the passwd command as soon as
About this task
root user password must be set on each control and non-control node
separately. It is recommended to set the same password for all the nodes.
The root password for NPS nodes is handled separately within the NPS container as described in Changing the nz or root user passwords.
Log in to the first control node (e1n1) with the
rootuser using the existing root password.
- To change the password for the root user, enter the command:
- On the new password prompt, provide the new password when prompted and then hit enter.
- Repeat the same steps on all remaining control and non-control nodes.