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How to change provisioning password on StorageGRID

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Applies to

StorageGRID 11.0 and later

Description

This article describes the procedure to change provisioning password on an StorageGRID system.

Procedure

Perform the following steps if the original provisioning password is known:

  1. SSH into the Primary Admin Node.
  2. su - to log in as root (confirm there is # prompt).
  3. Create a directory in the tmp folder (example: mkdir /var/local/tmp/tmpdir)
  4. Run the change repository password command: change-repository-password /var/local/tmp/tmpdir/
  5. Enter the current provisioning password.
  6. Enter the new provisioning password.
  7. Collect a new recovery package and save it in a secure location.
    1. For more information, see Downloading the Recovery Package

If the original provisioning password is unknown, contact NetApp Technical Support and reference this article for further assistance.

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