• Document Database Service

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  2. Document Database Service
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  4. Managing DDS DB Instances
  5. Security
  6. Resetting the Administrator Password

Resetting the Administrator Password

Scenarios

You are advised to change administrator passwords periodically to prevent brute force cracking, ensuring system security. You cannot reset the administrator password under the following circumstances:

  • Restarting
  • Adding node
  • Switching SSL
  • Changing port
  • Deleting node

Method 1

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Click in the upper left corner and select a region and project.
  3. Click Service List. Under Database, click Document Database Service.
  4. On the Instance Management page, locate the target DB instance on the Clusters tab or the Replica Sets tab and choose More > Reset Password.
  5. Enter and confirm the new administrator password and click OK.

    The password is a string of 8 to 32 characters. It must be a combination of uppercase letters, lowercase letters, digits, and special characters. You can also use the following special characters: ~!@#%^*-_=+?

Method 2

  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Click in the upper left corner and select a region and project.
  3. Click Service List. Under Database, click Document Database Service.
  4. On the Instance Management page, locate the target DB instance on the Clusters tab or the Replica Sets tab and click its name.
  5. On the displayed Basic Information page, click Reset Password in the Administrator field. In the displayed dialog box, enter and confirm the new password and click OK.

    The password is a string of 8 to 32 characters. It must be a combination of uppercase letters, lowercase letters, digits, and special characters. You can also use the following special characters: ~!@#%^*-_=+?