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Change the Node Admin Password

Follow these instructions to change the node admin password after you install a node.
By default, after installing a node, the password for the database server is the same as the admin user and password on the App server. For security reasons, you might want to change this password.
  1. Open a command line window.
  2. Make the following API call.
    curl --request POST \ --url https://<SERVER>:<PORT>/users/setpw \ --header 'Remote-Database-Authorization: <Base64-DB-SECRET>' \ --header 'content-type: application/json' \ --data '{ "id": "<userName>", "password": "<newPassword>"}'
    The hostname or IP address of the database server node.
    The port through which you are connecting. Do not include the http or https prefix.
    The header you need to provide to circumvent user authentication.
    The 10-character string that you defined when you installed the main database server.
    When sending the API call, make sure that the string you insert is encoded as base-64.
    The name of the user whose password you want to change.
    The new password for the admin user.

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