How to: Change the password on a ByteBlower server
Posted by Wouter Debie, Last modified by Pieter Vandercammen on 30 September 2019 12:40 PM

ByteBlower systems are shipped with following default username/password. You can use this password to remotely login into the system over ssh.

Username root
Password excentis

Follow these steps to change the password

1. Login into the system

Connect to the server using either a keyboard / screen or by using ssh.

 2. Change the password

 Use the passwd command to change your password.

NOTE: There is no way to recover the password once it is lost. In case of loss, the system needs to be re-installed ( contact support in this case )

Start the byteblower-configurator

Continue after the welcome message

Select "System configuration"

Choose "Change root password"

Provide your new password ( no chars will be shown in the dialog )

Retype your new password

Go back to the main menu

Save and exit

Confirm to save and apply

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