This documentation refers to a previously released version of BMC Discovery.
See the information on this topic for the latest version (11.3) or version 11.2.

The tw_passwd utility enables you to change the password of a specified user interface user. To use the utility, type the following command at the $TIDEWAY/bin/ directory:

tw_passwd [options] username

where:

  • username is the name of the new user to change.

User example

In the following example, type the commands on a single line. Line breaks are provided to make the example easier to read.

Changing a user's password

$TIDEWAY/bin/tw_passwd joe 
joeuser

Changing passwords for command line users

The tw_passwd utility is for changing UI users' passwords. To change the passwords for command line users, as the root user, use the Linux command passwd. This is described in Changing the root and user passwords

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