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NOTE: CentOS Enterprise Linux is built from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux source code. Other than logo and name changes CentOS Enterprise Linux is compatible with the equivalent Red Hat version. This document applies equally to both Red Hat and CentOS Enterprise Linux.

8.2. Setting a Password for the Piranha Configuration Tool

Before using the Piranha Configuration Tool for the first time on the primary LVS router, you must restrict access to it by creating a password. To do this, login as root and issue the following command:

/usr/sbin/piranha-passwd

After entering this command, create the administrative password when prompted.

Warning Warning
 

For a password to be more secure, it should not contain proper nouns, commonly used acronyms, or words in a dictionary from any language. Do not leave the password unencrypted anywhere on the system.

If the password is changed during an active Piranha Configuration Tool session, the administrator is prompted to provide the new password.

 
 
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