This documentation supports the 21.05 (12.2) version of BMC Discovery.

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The upload user

The upload user account is a special account with limited privileges. You cannot log in as the upload user, it is only intended for loading scanner files onto the appliance. See Standalone UNIX scanning for a description of scanner files and their use.

When an appliance is built, the upload user has no password. Before you can use the upload user, you should log in as the root user and use the passwd command to change the password.

# passwd upload
Changing password for user upload.
New UNIX password: 
Retype new UNIX password:
passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.
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