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Update osadmin password

  1. Connect to your IP Fabric appliance via SSH as the osadmin user.

  2. Run the sudo nimpee-net-config -t command to launch the configuration wizard and select Yes to proceed:

    Do you want to change osadmin user password?


    Changing the osadmin password will affect: CLI access, System Administration access and the backup encryption! Backups created before the password change will no longer be restorable.

  3. Enter the new osadmin password twice:

    Enter osadmin shell user password

    Repeat osadmin user password

    Password setup contains password complexity check, simple passwords are rejected.

    Password requirements are as follows:

    • max password length is 256
    • single character class passwords are not supported
    • two character class must be at least 24 characters long
    • minimal length of passphrase is 24 characters
    • three character class must be at least 16 characters long
    • four character class must be at least 12 characters long
    • passphrase must have at least five words

    The character classes are:

    • digits
    • lower-case letters
    • upper-case letters
    • and other characters

    There is also a special class for non-ASCII characters, which could not be classified, but are assumed to be non-digits.

  4. Select Yes to reboot the system:

    Reboot system