Configuration Guide for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 8.6
Changing System Administrator Passwords
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Changing System Administrator Passwords

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Changing System Administrator Passwords

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


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

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

Admin Profile

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 Application Server

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

Password Recovery for the Application Server