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How to change provisioning password on StorageGRID pre 11.6

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NetApp StorageGRID pre 11.6


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


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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