How to reset the APM admin password.

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CA Application Performance Management Agent (APM / Wily / Introscope) CA Application Performance Management (APM / Wily / Introscope) INTROSCOPE

Issue/Introduction

This document outlines how to reset the admin user password in APM when using local, EEM, EEM/LDAP or LDAP security methods.



 

Environment

APM 10.x

Resolution

It depends on the type of security you are using for APM.

If you are using local APM authentication, you define/change the password for the admin user in the users.xml file. See the following link for details:
https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/application-performance-management/10-7/administrating/apm-security/securing-introscope/securing-introscope-using-local-security.html#concept.dita_97470f34bd81c3732cb611fe33821dae4cdbdcba_ConfiguringCAAPMusersandgroupsinusersxml

If you are using EEM authentication for APM, with an internal EEM user store, you can define/change the admin password through the EEM UI:



If you are using EEM authentication, with an external LDAP user store or using LDAP authentication without EEM, you need to define/change the password using the appropriate LDAP tools.

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