How to reset admin password?

If you do not remember your Admin dashboard password or you want to reset to default password, please follow the steps below:

1. To reset your password, please open to ../webapps/searchblox/WEB-INF/config.xml using a text editor
2. Remove signed="true" from the 2nd line as below so that the available fields are password and apikey:

Note: if it is a cluster setup, then there would an additional cluster field. Please leave the same and removed only signed field.


<config password="0DPiKuNIrrVmD8IUCuw1hQxNqZc=" apikey="A03DD3D651577169D1165F299ABB44B2">

3. Once done, please restart SearchBlox, and you would be redirected to the license page.

4. Please accept the license; you would get the login page with a newly generated password. Use the same to log in, save or edit the password as per your requirement.

To learn more about SearchBlox please visit our developer document site

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    On Linux / macOS, you can generate NEW_PASSWORD by running the following command:

    echo -n NEW_PASSWORD | openssl sha1 -binary | base64

    for example:

    echo -n admin | openssl sha1 -binary | base64