Security

How do I reset the admin password or create a new admin in Splunk 7+?

splunk2day
Explorer

Renaming etc/passwd to passwd.bak and using user-seed.conf doesn't seem to work and I'm on a mac.

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splunk2day
Explorer

Finally i could hard reset my admin pass from CLI using -

./splunk cmd splunkd rest --noauth POST /services/admin/users/admin "password=new8charpass"

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