[FNS-16] Resetting the password for the FADC and FADS admin login


Description

Resetting the password for the FADC and FADS admin login

Description

During the Setup you are asked to provide a password for the admin user used by FADC and FADS. If you can’t remember the password you have entered in this step you can follow the procedure described below to set a new password. This requires access to the file system of the computer where FusionAnalytics Server is installed.

Resetting Passwords

To reset the password used for the admin user first stop the FusionAnalytics Server.
Next create the two files fadc.pwd and admin.txt as described below defining the new password you want to use. For FADC remove the FADC-SDB directory. Start the FusionAnalytics Server again. During startup these files will be processed, the passwords updated and a new version of the FADC-SDB directory created. Once the passwords have been updated successfully the fadc.pwd and admin.txt files are deleted.

In the following we assume FusionAnalytics is installed in the default directory. Change the path shown below if you have installed it to a different directory.

We recommend to use the same password for the admin user in FADC and FADS.

FADC

Remove the directory

C:\FusionAnalytics\Server\bin\FADC-SDB

Create a new text file

C:\FusionAnalytics\Server\webapps\fadc\fadc.pwd

with the following content:

password=myNewPassword

Replace ‘myNewPassword’ with the password you want to use. The length of the password must be at least 1 and not exceed 16 characters.

FADS

Create a new text file

C:\FusionAnalytics\Server\webapps\fads\WEB-INF\classes\admin.txt

with the following content:

myNewPassword

Replace ‘myNewPassword’ with the password you want to use.

Restart the FusionAnalytics server and then login to FADC/FADS to check that the new passwords have been applied.

Issue Details

Type: Technote
Issue Number: FNS-16
Components: Setup
Environment:
Resolution: Fixed
Added: 11/10/2011 16:24:18
Affects Version: 1.0.0
Fixed Version: 1.0.0
Server:
Platform:
Related Issues: None