This topic tells administrators how to change the default storage password for the MongoDB admin account.
In Security Analytics, this procedure is optional. However, it is always a best practice for administrators to change any default password for added security. Some organizations do not allow default passwords.
You must have Administrator role privileges.
- Log on to the ESA host that runs the ESA service:
- SSH to the ESA host.
- Log on as root.
- Log on to MongoDB as admin. The default password is netwitness.
mongo admin -u admin -p <current_password>
- To change the admin account password, type
Now you can change the password for the ESA, Incident Management and Data Science services.