If you have lost the AppDynamics root user password for your installation and need to reset it, follow these steps:
From the command line, change to the Controller's bin directory. For example, on Linux:
- Use the following script to log in to the Controller database of the Controller;
- For Windows: controller.bat login-db
- For Linux: sh controller.sh login-db
At the MySQL prompt, enter the following SQL command to get root user details:
Use the following SQL command to change the password:
The hash for the password will be upgraded to PBKDF2 when you log in.
For information on setting the database root user password, see Controller Data and Backups.