Manage the ONTAP mediator service

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After you have installed ONTAP Mediator service, you may change the user name or password. You may also uninstall the ONTAP Mediator Service.

Change the user name

About these tasks

These task is performed on the Linux host on which the ONTAP Mediator service is installed.

If you are unable to reach this command, you might need to run the command using the full path as shown in the following example:

/usr/local/bin/mediator_username

Procedure

Change the username by choosing one of the following options:

  • Run the command mediator_change_user and respond to the prompts as shown in the following example:

     [root@mediator-host ~]# mediator_change_user
     Modify the Mediator API username by entering the following values:
         Mediator API User Name: mediatoradmin
                       Password:
     New Mediator API User Name: mediator
     The account username has been modified successfully.
     [root@mediator-host ~]#
  • Run the following command:

    MEDIATOR_USERNAME=mediator MEDIATOR_PASSWORD=mediator2 MEDIATOR_NEW_USERNAME=mediatoradmin mediator_change_user

     [root@mediator-host ~]# MEDIATOR_USERNAME= mediator MEDIATOR_PASSWORD='mediator2' MEDIATOR_NEW_USERNAME= mediatoradmin mediator_change_user
     The account username has been modified successfully.
     [root@mediator-host ~]#

Change the password

About this task

This task is performed on the Linux host on which the ONTAP Mediator service is installed.

If you are unable to reach this command, you might need to run the command using the full path as shown in the following example:

/usr/local/bin/mediator_change_password

Procedure

Change the password by choosing one of the following options:

  • Run the mediator_change_password command and respond to the prompts as shown in the following example:

     [root@mediator-host ~]# mediator_change_password
     Change the Mediator API password by entering the following values:
        Mediator API User Name: mediatoradmin
                  Old Password:
                  New Password:
              Confirm Password:
     The password has been updated successfully.
     [root@mediator-host ~]#
  • Run the following command:

    MEDIATOR_USERNAME= mediatoradmin MEDIATOR_PASSWORD=mediator1 MEDIATOR_NEW_PASSWORD=mediator2 mediator_change_password

    The example shows the password is changed from "mediator1" to "mediator2".

     [root@mediator-host ~]# MEDIATOR_USERNAME=mediatoradmin MEDIATOR_PASSWORD=mediator1 MEDIATOR_NEW_PASSWORD=mediator2 mediator_change_password
     The password has been updated successfully.
     [root@mediator-host ~]#

Uninstall the ONTAP Mediator service

Before you begin

If necessary, you can remove the ONTAP Mediator service. The Mediator must be disconnected from ONTAP before you remove the Mediator service.

About this task

This task is performed on the Linux host on which the ONTAP Mediator service is installed.

If you are unable to reach this command, you might need to run the command using the full path as shown in the following example:

/usr/local/bin/uninstall_ontap_mediator

Step
  1. Uninstall the ONTAP Mediator service:

    uninstall_ontap_mediator

     [root@mediator-host ~]# uninstall_ontap_mediator
    
     ONTAP Mediator: Self Extracting Uninstaller
    
     + Removing ONTAP Mediator. (Log: /tmp/ontap_mediator.GmRGdA/uninstall_ontap_mediator/remove.log)
     + Remove successful.
     [root@mediator-host ~]#