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How to reset the password on one of my indexers?

mrtolu6
Path Finder

I'm trying to reset the password on one of my indexers, but I do not see a passwd.bak file in the etc directory. All I see is the passwd file. How do I reset my password?

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jluo_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

If you delete that passwd file, and restart splunk, it should reset the credentials to admin // changeme.

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jluo_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

If you delete that passwd file, and restart splunk, it should reset the credentials to admin // changeme.

mrtolu6
Path Finder

Thanks that worked!

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jluo_splunk
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

mrtolu6, would you mind selecting my answer as the answer if that worked for you? 😄

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