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 using the link from the previous section.

  • Select the “System” menu (cog icon) in the left sidebar.

  • In the resulting sub-menu, select the “Users -> Users” sub-menu item.

  • Find the administrator account in the list and click the “Edit” icon.

  • Enter a new password for the administrator account in the resulting account profile page, and repeat it once to confirm.

    OpenCart admin password change

  • Click the “Save” icon to save the new password.

Last modification April 8, 2020