Changing the root password for the BMC interface

For security, you must change the password for the BMC's root user.

Before you begin

The management client is using a supported web browser.


  1. From the client, enter the URL for the StorageGRID Appliance Installer: https://SG1000_IP:8443
    For SG1000_IP, use the IP address for the appliance on any StorageGRID network.

    The StorageGRID Appliance Installer Home page appears.

  2. Select Configure Hardware > BMC Configuration.

    screenshot showing Advanced > BMC Configuration option
    The Baseboard Management Controller Configuration page appears.
  3. Enter a new password for the root account in the two fields provided.

    BMC Root Password
  4. Click Save.