How to change the password using the console

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Please can you tell me how to change the password for the chalet using the console. I just cannot remember the password. I know to keep it simple this time. Thanks for your help. I am able to log in using the console and the failsafe password for now.

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Ruth Hinds

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Hernandez, Joshua, Employee

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Hello Ruth,

In order to change the password please see the linked to article below:

How to change an account password.

Please let me know if there is anything else I can do to assist.
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Hi Ruth,

The chalet password and the console password are the same. If you are in the CLI using the fail safe password you should be able to change it there:

Unfortunately this will not work if you don't know the original password. As a workaround you can create a new account:

"create account admin <Account Name> <Account Password>"

This can be used to login in the future.