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Changing the default daemon password

SnapDrive for UNIX comes with a default daemon password, which you can change. This password is stored in an encrypted file with read and write permissions assigned to only the root user. After the password is changed, all the client applications must be notified about it manually.

Before you begin

Ensure that you are logged in as the root user.


  1. Enter the following command to change the default password:snapdrived passwd
  2. Enter the password.
  3. Confirm the password.