Configuration and Maintenance Guide for MeetingPlace 7.1
Changing System Administrator Passwords
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Changing System Administrator Passwords for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace

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Changing System Administrator Passwords for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace

Changing the Passwords for the admin Profile

Changing the Password for the root or mpxadmin Account


Changing System Administrator Passwords for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace


Release 7.1
Revised: April 3, 2011 8:31 pm

This module describes how to change Application Server passwords for the administrator:

Changing the Passwords for the admin Profile

Changing the Password for the root or mpxadmin Account


Note For information about other administrator passwords, see the following documents:

For all Media Server passwords, including passwords for the audio blade, video blade, Media Server Administration, and MSA, see the Installation, Upgrade, and Migration Guide for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_installation_guides_list.html.

For Web Server passwords, see the following:

For the Windows Media Server password, see "Installing Windows Media Server for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace" in the Configuring Audio Conversion module.

For the SQL password, see "How to Change and Apply a New SQL Password to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing" in the Configuring Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing and SQL Server module.

For the Web Server shared storage directory password, see "Configuring Shared Storage" in the Configuring the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Server for Optimal Data Storage module.


Changing the Passwords for the admin Profile


Note We recommend that you change the passwords for the preconfigured admin profile to prevent unauthorized access to your system.


The default passwords for the admin profile are as follows:

User passwordcisco—Used to log in from a workstation.

Profile password24726—Used for authentication from a touch-tone phone.

Procedure


Step 1 Log in to the Administration Center.

Step 2 Select User Configuration > User Profiles.

Step 3 Enter admin in the search field.

Step 4 Select Search.

Step 5 Select Edit in the same row as the admin profile.

Step 6 Configure the following fields:

User password

User password confirm

Profile password

Profile password confirm

Step 7 Select Save.


Related Topics

Recovering the User Password for the admin Profile in the Password Recovery for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace module

Changing the Password for the root or mpxadmin Account

Use this procedure to recover or change the root or mpxadmin CLI user level password, which is initially set during installation.

Procedure


Step 1 Log in to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace operating system as the root user.

Step 2 At the password prompt, enter the root password.

The Cisco Unified MeetingPlace operating system desktop appears.

Step 3 Right-click the desktop.

Step 4 Select New Terminal.

This brings up a terminal session.

Step 5 At the prompt, enter /root/.security/unimmunize.sh.

Step 6 At the prompt, enter one of the following:

passwd root

passwd mpxadmin

Step 7 At the New password prompt, enter a new password.


Note You may see a message that the password you entered is bad. Ignore this message.


Step 8 At the Retype new password prompt, re-enter the same password again.

Step 9 At the prompt, enter /root/.security/immunize.sh.

Step 10 On the desktop, select the Red Hat icon.

Step 11 Select Log Out.

Step 12 Select OK.


Related Topics

Password Recovery for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace module