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Simple Application Server:Set or reset the password of a server

Last Updated:Sep 04, 2023

If you want to use a username and password to connect to a simple application server, you can set a connection password for the server. If you forget the logon password of a simple application server, you can reset a logon password for the server. This topic describes how to set or reset a password for a simple application server.

Background information

Different accounts are used as administrator accounts for different operating systems:

  • For Linux operating systems, the administrator account is root.

  • For Windows operating systems, the administrator account is Administrator. This topic focuses on how to set a logon password for a simple application server. For information about how to set a connection password for a Windows-based simple application server, see Reset the VNC connection password of a Windows server.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Simple Application Server console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Servers.

  3. Find the simple application server whose password you want to set or reset and click the server card.

  4. Set or reset a password.

    Use one of the following methods to set a password:

    Note

    The procedure for resetting a password is the same as that for setting a password.

    • In the Server Information section, click Reset Password.ada

    • In the left-side navigation pane, choose Server Maintenance > Connect. Simple application servers that run different operating systems have different methods to set their passwords.

      • For a Windows server, click Reset Server Password.windows重置密码

      • For a Linux server, click Set Password.linux重置密码

  5. In the Set Server Password dialog box, enter a new password, confirm the password, and then click OK.

    Keep your password confidential.

    Important

    You need to configure a strong password and periodically change your password to prevent brute-force attacks.

  6. In the Restart Server Now dialog box, select whether to restart the server immediately based on your business requirements.

    Warning The restart operation stops the instance for a short period of time and may interrupt services that are running on the instance. We recommend that you restart instances during off-peak hours.
    • Restart the server now: Select Yes, restart the server now, and then click OK to restart the server immediately.

    • Restart the server later: Select No, I will restart the server later and click OK. Then, you can restart the server during off-peak hours to allow the new password to take effect.