Modify a user's 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.
Follow the steps below to change the Elasticsearch password:
Execute the following command. You will be prompted to enter a new password for the user user.
$ sudo installdir/apache2/bin/htpasswd -c installdir/elasticsearch/apache-conf/password user
Restart the Apache server:
$ sudo installdir/ctlscript.sh restart apache
Now, you can access Elasticsearch using the new password.