Changing the Cluster-Wide Password


Cluster password changes require that all subscribers be reachable. If the cluster password change fails on any of the subscriber servers, the change will reverted back to the original password for all servers in the cluster.

To change the cluster-wide password:

1. Navigate to Administration > Server Manager > Server Configuration.

The Server Configuration page opens.

2. Click the Change Cluster Password link.

The Change Cluster Password dialog opens.

Figure 1  Change Cluster Password Dialog

3. If the cluster password is intended for a CC mode deployment, select the Password compliant with CC mode checkbox. If selected, the provided password is validated against a set of CC mode password criteria before it can be saved and CC mode enabled.

4. Enter the new cluster password, then verify the password.

Allowed characters for the cluster password should minimally include letters A through Z (both capitalized and lower case), numbers 0 through 9, and the following special characters:

{ } & ! @ # $ % ^ ? _ = . , + < > - *

The following two password examples meet the strength requirements for length and for combinations of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters:



The following two password examples do not meet the strength requirements, because the first one has no lowercase letters and the second one has no uppercase letters:




If a Password did not meet the minimum requirements error displays, change the password to include a stronger combination of letters, numbers and special characters.

5. Click Save.


Changing this password changes the password for the CLI Command-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions. user appadmin as well.