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How to Change Default Passwords

The purpose of this document is to provide a guide on changing the default passwords for an existing Nagios XI installation to ensure a safe and secure monitoring environment. This includes changing the passwords for the Linux root user, and users the Nagios XI software uses to access the MySQL and Postgres databases.

Documentation - How to Change Default Passwords


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