Changing local user account passwords

You can change a local user's account password. This can be useful if the user's password is compromised or if the user has forgotten the password.

Procedure

Change the password by performing the appropriate action: vserver cifs users-and-groups local-user set-password -vserver vserver_name -user-name user_name

Example

The following example sets the password for the local user CIFS_SERVER\sue associated with storage virtual machine (SVM, formerly known as Vserver) vs1:

cluster1::> vserver cifs users-and-groups local-user set-password -user-name CIFS_SERVER\sue -vserver vs1

Enter the new password:
Confirm the new password: