Impact to change the hyperscale X password root account

  • 23 November 2023
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I have found how to change the root password on each hyperscale X node.

My question is : if the root password is changed, is there an impact for the backup ?
Can i change it without impact ?

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You can change the root password, there will be no impact.

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@Ardian - To heighten the security of your installation, we strongly recommend disabling root access. This has become a standard practice in new installations since Feature Release 32. By implementing this measure, you contribute significantly to protecting your system from potential vulnerabilities. Please refer to our documentation for step-by-step guidance: Enabling or Disabling Root Access for HyperScale X Appliance