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How to change build-in OVA users passwords in AD-integrated commons

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#1 Max Pavlov

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Posted 24 May 2014 - 08:52 PM


On OVA version of Commons (2014.1) I've set up AD integration and everything seems to work like a charm,
Now I know I've set the unimportant passwords in p4d.conf :

# Change the *PASS values to match set values

And the "important" one:


As you can see, in our installation these all are still default one's.

How do I change them correctly not to affect functioning of the auth system? What is the sequence and actions list?


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Posted 30 May 2014 - 04:31 AM

To set the admin login for Commons in the OVA you can use the commons-config.sh with the -a flag to specify the user name to use and the -P flag to set the password it should use. Then configure your AD system to have that account and you should be set.

I believe setting that admin password alone is enough. I'll do some research and see of guest pass and the rest still need to be set.

#3 Max Pavlov

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Posted 31 May 2014 - 07:48 PM

@Matt, thanks, worked like a charm.

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