This topic describes how to reset the password of an account on your ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server instance. You can reset the password if the password is lost.

Procedure

Note For data security purposes, we recommend that you change the password of each account on a regular basis.
  1. Log on to the ApsaraDB for RDS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Instances. In the top navigation bar, select the region where the target RDS instance resides.
    Select a region
  3. Find the target instance and click the instance ID.
  4. Find the account whose password you want to reset, and click Reset Password in the Actions column.
  5. In the dialog box that appears, specify a new password and click OK.
    Note The password must meet the following requirements:
    • The password must be 8 to 32 characters in length.
    • The password must contain at least three of the following character types: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, digits, and special characters
    • Special characters include: ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _ + - =

Related operations

Operation Description
ResetAccountPassword Resets the password of an account on an ApsaraDB for RDS instance.