Modify the default administrator password

You can change the Kafka password at any moment by editing the /opt/bitnami/kafka/conf/kafka_jaas.conf file. To do so, follow these instructions:

  • Connect to the server through SSH.
  • Stop all the services:

    $ sudo /opt/bitnami/ stop
  • Edit the /opt/bitnami/kafka/conf/kafka_jaas.conf file and edit the password for Kafka as shown below:

    Change Kafka password

  • Restart services to take the changes effect:

    $ sudo /opt/bitnami/ restart
Last modification January 2, 2019