The Root password is set at installation time. Cirro recommends resetting the password once installation is complete.

Find your default root password

Installation Type Where you’ll find the password
Server installation root password is set in the installation script.
Virtual Appliance Start the appliance and you’ll find the password in the terminal window.
AWS installation Password is ubuntu

Change password in Cirro Web Application

It’s a simple process to change a password in Cirro.

  • First, click your username at the top right, and choose My Account.

  • Next, select Change Password

    • Enter your current password.

    • Enter your new password and confirm it.

  • Finally, click Change Password

Cirro server Command Line

If you haven’t already done so, connect to your server machine using your SSH application.

You’ll perform all these commands as root.

sudo su -

Check and set CIRRO_HOME

Verify CIRRO_HOME is /opt/cirro.

Description Command
Open the root directory, then check the setup. cd /
echo $CIRRO_HOME
Enter this command if the results are NOT /opt/cirro export CIRRO_HOME=/opt/cirro

Reset Password

Now reset the root password and restart services.

Description Command
Open reset_password. /opt/cirro/cirro/bin/reset_password
Enter the new root password at the prompt and confirm.  
Restart Services cd /opt/cirro/cirro/bin
./cirro_fqod restart

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