Change or reset admin password in Nutanix Era


Nutanix Era is an excellent solution to help you manage, create, update, and keep track of your databases. Era supports several database engines like Microsoft SQL, Oracle (including Oracle RAC), SAP HANA, PostgreSQL. To find out more about Nutanix Era, check out Nutanix official website.

What if you forget the admin password to the Nutanix Era appliance and you have to reset it. To reset the admin password on Nutanix Era you will have to log in to Era appliance over ssh and use Nutanix Era cli to reset the password. After you log in to Era appliance over SSH, run the command era-server.

[[email protected] ~]$ era-server

	Hit <TAB> for autocompletion or -h/--help for help details

era-server > security password reset

** Changing password for user: admin

New password:
Re-enter new password:

 *** New password has been successfully updated with ERA Server

era-server > 

After you reset admin password in Nutanix Era, now you can use it to log in to the appliance.

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Artur Krzywdzinski

Artur is Consulting Architect at Nutanix. He has been using, designing and deploying VMware based solutions since 2005 and Microsoft since 2012. He specialize in designing and implementing private and hybrid cloud solution based on VMware and Microsoft software stacks, datacenter migrations and transformation, disaster avoidance. Artur holds VMware Certified Design Expert certification (VCDX #077).

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