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.
  • From the administration panel, select the “Admin” menu item in the left navigation bar.
  • In the resulting sub-menu, select the “Users” item.
  • From the user list, select the “user” user account.

    Password configuration

  • On the resulting page, enter a new password for the account twice.

    Password configuration

  • Click “Save” to save your changes.

Last modification April 8, 2020