Bucky Backup (Linux) - Changing a Bucky Backup Node Password

This document explains how to change the password of a Bucky Backup linux node. If you need to have a Bucky Backup node password reset, contact the DoIT Help Desk.

A Bucky Backup node password can be up to 63 characters in length, is not case sensitive, and can be comprised of the following characters:

Character Description
A-Z Any letter; A through Z, upper or lower case
0-9 Any number; 0 through 9
+ Plus
. Period
_ Underscore
- Hyphen
& Ampersand

Note: Although the Bucky Backup system does not comply with the Minimum Password Policy for UW-Madison, it is recommended that you set a password that is at least eight characters in length and contains at least one letter, one number, and one special character.

Changing a Bucky Backup Node Password

  1. Enter "sudo dsmc" from a shell prompt to start an interactive TSM command session.
  2. Enter "set password" at the tsm> prompt.
  3. Follow the password change instructions.
  4. Enter quit at the tsm> prompt to return to the System Console.
  5. Restart the client scheduler - refer to Bucky Backup (Linux) - Stopping and Starting the Client Scheduler for instructions.



Keywords:bucky backup tsm tivoli storage manager password set change reset forgot forgotten linux rhel red hat suse sles novell   Doc ID:8916
Owner:Kevin K.Group:Bucky Backup
Created:2009-01-26 18:00 CSTUpdated:2017-08-02 14:10 CST
Sites:Bucky Backup, DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Staff, Systems Engineering
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