Change the Ninja-Mode Password

To view and modify advanced settings in the ESM Console, you must enter the ninja-mode password. To change the password, use the DB Configuration Tool.
  1. Open a command prompt as an administrator in either of two ways:
    • Select
      Start
      All Programs
      Accessories
      , right-click
      Command prompt
      , and then select
      Run as administrator
      .
    • Select
      Start
      and, in the
      Start Search
      box, type
      cmd
      but do not press
      Enter
      , yet. Then, to open the command prompt as an administrator, press
      Ctrl
      +
      Shift
      +
      Enter
      .
  2. Navigate to the folder that contains the DB Configuration Tool:
    C:\Users\Administrator>
    cd C:\Program Files\Palo Alto Networks\Endpoint Security Manager\Server
  3. (
    Optional
    ) View the existing server settings:
    C:\Program Files\Palo Alto Networks\Endpoint Security Manager\Server>
    dbconfig server show
    PreventionsDestFolder = \\ESMServer\Quarantine InventoryInterval = 284 HeartBeatGracePeriod = 300 NinjaModePassword = Password2
  4. Specify the new ninja-mode password.
    C:\Program Files\Palo Alto Networks\Endpoint Security Manager\Server>
    dbconfig server NinjaModePassword
    <password>

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