Change the Operating System Account Password

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development on Jun 13, 2017Last modified by RSA Information Design and Development on Apr 30, 2019
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An operating system account password is required to access the operating system directly or through secure shell (SSH). You must access the operating system to perform maintenance or troubleshooting tasks.

Note:  In a replicated deployment, each instance has a separate operating system account password. Repeat this procedure as needed.


  1. In the Operations Console, click Administration >Operating System Access.

  2. Complete the password entry fields, and click Save.