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Chaning THE admin password

hi,

has someone changed the password of THE amin user of edirectory?

We know that before the proxyusers we entered the admin + pw for e.g. the cluster install. but now many of our servers are upgraded and don't really depend on this user. can we easily change that pw?

any experiences on that?

hugo
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Other than services explicitly set to use this password, there is
nothing special about this particular username/password combination.
The 'admin' user is merely the first user to have full rights over the
tree. From a purely eDirectory standpoint, you can delete the user and
be just fine (assuming you have either assigned another user to be as
powerful as admin, or do not mind lacking full rights to the tree in
some form).

How do you know if other things still rely on this account? Auditing,
tracing, scheduled testing (change the password during off hours, see
what breaks, fix it, rinse and repeat).

Good luck.
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susehoush;2187329 wrote:
hi,

has someone changed the password of THE amin user of edirectory?

We know that before the proxyusers we entered the admin + pw for e.g. the cluster install. but now many of our servers are upgraded and don't really depend on this user. can we easily change that pw?

any experiences on that?

hugo


If you have to reset the admin password as you don't have rights to do that with any other user, you can contact Novell, they will fax you a form to sign, and once you fax it back they can reset the password for you. 1-800-858-4000
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