Modify the default administrator password

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

NOTE: This procedure must be done in each Kafka node you have configured in your cluster. Learn how to connect to cluster nodes.

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

    $ sudo service 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 have the changes take effect:

    $ sudo service bitnami restart
Last modification April 8, 2020