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Managing custom MariaDB passwords before updating

If you are using custom database passwords for the mariadb-events and mariadb-model services, the passwords must be managed before starting the update process for Resource Manager 6.5.0.

Follow these steps to determine whether custom passwords are in use:

  1. Log in to the Control Center master host as a user with serviced CLI privileges.
  2. Display the MariaDB passwords. 

    serviced service list Zenoss.resmgr | awk '/(zep|zodb).*-password/'

    When the default passwords are in use, the result looks like this: 

         "global.conf.zep-admin-password": "",
         "global.conf.zep-password": "zenoss",
         "global.conf.zodb-admin-password": "",
         "global.conf.zodb-password": "zenoss",

You can manage the passwords with either of the following methods: