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In which file the default password for the admin user is stored ?

Hello,

I need to know in which file the default password which is "admin" for the default user "admin" is stored on the ambari-server?

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@raouia ,

I'm not sure if it stores the password in a file. If you are looking for the storage in database, it is stored in ambari database and users table. To check password from postgres you can use

psql -U ambari -d ambari

password : bigdata( default)

ambari=> select user_password from users where user_name='admin';

This will be a salted value

Thanks,

Aditya

@Aditya Sirna

Thank you for your explanation.

Super Mentor

@raouia

Ambari apsswords are not stored in a file by default. It uses DB store by default (if you have not set the LDAP/AD authentication)

ambari=> update ambari.users set user_password='538916f8943ec225d97a9a86a2c6ec0818c1cd400e09e03b660fdaaec4af29ddbb6f2b1033b81b00' where user_name='admin'

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You can use the above SQL query in abari Database to reset the "admin" user to default password "admin"

Super Mentor

@raouia

The above password is stored in ambari DB in encoded form.

However the Encoded String "538916f8943ec225d97a9a86a2c6ec0818c1cd400e09e03b660fdaaec4af29ddbb6f2b1033b81b00" means "admin".

This approach you can use to reset the admin user password.

@Jay SenSharma

Thank you for your explanation.