How to change login password for the local UI on Symantec Protection Engine (SPE) 7.9.x and 8.x
For SPE on Windows:
cd C:\Program Files\Symantec\Scan Engine\
XMLModifier.exe -p <plain-text-password> configuration.xml
For SPE on Linux :
# cd /opt/SYMCScan/bin
# export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/SYMCScan/bin
# ./xmlmodifier -p <plain-text-password> configuration.xml
Note: You may see below message after the above command is executed. Please ignore it.
Warning: program complied against libxml 209 using older 207
# ./symcscan.sh restart
If you want to reset the password for a username on the SPE centralized web console, then...
For RPC protocol or ICAP/FILEMOD, specifying a service account in a Windows domain is needed. Resetting the password for any such account should occur in Active Directory Users and Computers.