Changing the administrator user password for IBM ConnectionsAdded by IBM | Edited by Paul Bastide on February 10, 2014 | Version 2 ()
|IBM® Connections is configured with a default administrator ID (wasadmin) and password (lcsecret), but you should change the password for security reasons.
Do the following steps to change the default password in the IBM WebSphere
® Application Server administrative console and then update the wasPass
variable in the lcStatus
script in the/local/qsi/conx/
- In a browser, navigate to https://host_name:8601/ibm/console/logon.jsp, and log in to the WebSphere Application Server administrative console, where host_name is the host name of your instance.
- In the left navigation area, click Users and Groups -> Manage Users.
- In the Search for field, type wasadmin, and click Search. The wasadmin user is returned in the table.
- Select the wasadmin user to open the User Properties window.
- Type the new password for the wasadmin user. Confirm the password and click OK.
- Navigate to Security -> Global security -> JAAS -> J2C authentication data.
- In the list of resources, click connectionsAdmin.
- In the General Properties section, type the new password that you selected earlier. In the list of resources, click connectionsAdmin.
- Repeat the previous step for the mediaGalleryAdmin resource.
- Navigate to the Enterprise Applications section of the administrative console.
- In the list of resources, click Search.
- In the Detail Properties section, click User RunAs roles.
- Select the admin user role, and click Remove.
- Use the Select option to add the wasadmin user role. Type the user name and password for the wasasdmin user, and click Apply, OK, and finally Save.
- Navigate to System administration -> Nodes, select the localhostNode01 node, and click Full Resynchronize. The synchronization process lasts approximately 15 minutes.
- Restart the deployment manager, the node agent, and the application server.
Note, you won't have to change IBM Sametime. Parent topic: Configuring IBM Connections
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