Modify the default administrator password

Before running the commands shown on this page, you should load the Bitnami stack environment by executing the installdir/use_APPNAME script (Linux and MacOS) or by clicking the shortcut in the Start Menu under “Start -> Bitnami APPNAME Stack -> Application console” (Windows). On OS X VMs, the installation directory is /opt/bitnami and OS X VM users can click the “Open Terminal” button to run commands. Learn more about the Bitnami stack environment and about OS X VMs.

For security, it is recommended that you change the default administrator password as soon as possible. Follow the steps below:

  • Log in to the application as an administrator.

  • Select the “Users -> My Profile” menu item.

  • Click the “Change my password” button on the profile page.

    Coppermine password change

  • Enter the old password, then the new password twice.

  • Click “Change my password” to save the new password.

    Coppermine password change

Last modification April 8, 2020