How to reset the password of the Admin account in Change 5.x
local_admin.xml; password; reset
How do you reset the password of the Admin account in IBM Rational Change 5.x?
Steps to reset the password in Change 5.x is as follows:
- Edit the local_admin.xml located at in the <CHANGE_HOME\wsconfig> folder.
Changes to this file are applied automatically.
To enable a locked account, remove the locked tag.
To override the existing encrypted password, delete the password tag and
replace it with a password-unencrypted tag with a clear text password.
The clear text password will be encrypted and removed the next time this
file is accessed.
- Make the changes to the following entry
AnwYzbH6zXY = Encrypted old password.
where: password is the new password.
- Save and exit the file.
Login to Change with the new password.
The local_admin.xml file will now have a encrypted password.