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  6. Resetting the Administrator Password

Resetting the Administrator Password

Scenarios

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

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

Method 1

  1. Log in to the DDS console.
  2. On the Instance Management page, locate the target DB instance and choose More > Reset Password in the Operation column.
  3. 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 DDS console.
  2. On the Instance Management page, click the target DB instance.
  3. In the DB Information area on the Basic Information page, click Reset Password to the right of the Administrator field.
  4. 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: ~!@#%^*-_=+?