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Frequently Asked Questions about Managing the BDA 'root' Password (Doc ID 2777356.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 07, 2022

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.5.0 and later
x86_64

Purpose

In the images, examples and document that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, directory paths, filenames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner. 

 Frequently Asked Questions about managing the BDA 'root' password.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Can the BDA 'root' password be changed?
 Can additional users with 'root' access or otherwise be added to a BDA cluster?
 Does the default 'root' password on the BDA expire automatically? Is it necessary to check for an expiration time on the default root password?
 Is it ok to manage passwords with third-party user management tools such as CA Privileged Access Manager?
 If there is a requirement to change the 'root' password, will that impact the BDA operations?
 Will managing 'root' passwords with third-party user management tools such as CA Privileged Access Manager, or generally changing the 'root' password impact dcli?
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