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Changing the Password for the OMS Database Administrator

Updated at: Nov 06, 2019 GMT+08:00

Scenario

Periodically change the password for the OMS database administrator to ensure the system O&M security.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the active management node.

    The password of user ommdba cannot be changed on the standby management node; otherwise, the cluster cannot work properly. Change the password of user ommdba on the active management node only.

  2. Run the following command to switch the user:

    sudo su - root

    su - omm

  3. Run the following command to go to the related directory:

    cd $OMS_RUN_PATH/tools

  4. Run the following command to change the password for user ommdba:

    mod_db_passwd ommdba

  5. Enter the old password of user ommdba and enter a new password twice. The password change takes effect on all servers.

    The password complexity requirements are as follows:

    • The password must contain 16 to 32 characters.
    • The password must contain at least three types of the following: lowercase letters, uppercase letters, digits, and special characters which can only be ~`!@#$%^&*()-+_=\|[{}];:",<.>/?
    • The password cannot be the same as the username or reverse username.
    • The password cannot be the same as the last 20 historical passwords.

    If the following information is displayed, the password is changed successfully.

    Congratulations, update [ommdba] password successfully.

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