2.1 Changing Administrative Passwords

  1. Log in to the Novell appliance at https://server_url:9443, then click the Appliance Configuration icon.

  2. Click Administrative Passwords.

  3. Specify new passwords for the root and vaadmin administrators.

    If you are changing the root password, you must first specify the current root password.

  4. (Optional) Select or deselect Allow root access to SSH. When this option is selected, the root user is able to SSH to the appliance. If this option is not selected, only the vaadmin user can SSH to the appliance.

    SSH is disabled by default. For information about how to start SSH on the appliance, see Section 2.7, Changing System Services Configuration.

  5. Click OK.