Configuration Guide for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 8.5
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 root or mpxadmin on the Application Server

Changing the Password for root or wbxadmin on the Cisco WebEx Node


Changing System Administrator Passwords for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace


Release 8.5
Revised: June 14, 2012 9:22 pm

This module describes how to change passwords for the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace administrator:

Changing the Passwords for the Admin Profile

Changing the Password for root or mpxadmin on the Application Server

Changing the Password for root or wbxadmin on the Cisco WebEx Node


Note For information about other administrator passwords, see these documents:

For all hardware Media Server passwords, including passwords for the Audio Blade, video blade, Media Server Administration, and MSA, see these documents:

For the Audio Blade password, see Changing the Password for the Audio Blade in the Setting Initial Values for the Hardware Media Server module.

For the Video Blade password, see Changing the Configuration Software Username and Password for the Video Blade in the Setting Initial Values for the Hardware Media Server module.

For the Media Server Administration, see Changing the Media Server Administration Password for the Hardware Media Server in the Changing Values for the Hardware Media Server module.

For the MSA, see Adding and Editing Administrators for the Hardware Media Server in the Configuring the Audio and Video Blades for the Hardware Media Server module.

For Web Server passwords, see these documents:

For the Windows Media Server password, see Installing Windows Media Server for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace in the Configuring the Conversion of Recording Files module.

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

For the Web Server remote storage directory password, see 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 Profile PIN for the admin profile is 24726, which is used for authentication from a touch-tone phone.

Procedure


Step 1 Sign 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 PIN

Profile PIN confirm

Step 7 Select Save.


Related Topics

Recovering the User Password for the Preconfigured Admin Profile in the Password Recovery for the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Application Server module

Admin Profile in the Configuring User Profiles and User Groups for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace module

Changing the Password for root or mpxadmin on the Application Server

Use this procedure to recover or to change the root or mpxadmin CLI user level password on the Application Server. These passwords are initially set during installation.

Procedure


Step 1 SSH to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace operating system as the mpxadmin user. Enter ssh hostname -l mpxadmin.

Step 2 If you are changing the root password, change to the root user by entering su.

Step 3 Enter passwd.

Step 4 Follow the instructions to change your password.


Related Topics

Password Recovery for the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Application Server module

Changing the Password for root or wbxadmin on the Cisco WebEx Node

Use this procedure to change the root or wbxadmin CLI user level password on the Cisco WebEx Node. These passwords are initially set during installation.

Procedure


Step 1 Sign in to the Cisco WebEx Node CLI.

Step 2 Enter one of the following commands, depending on which password you are changing:

set password root

set password wbxadmin

Step 3 Enter the root password.

This step is required because set password is a privileged command.

Step 4 Enter the new password when prompted.

Step 5 Enter exit.


Related Topics

Using the Command-Line Interface (CLI) on the Cisco WebEx Node for MCS module

Password Recovery for the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Application Server module