Reset LDAP Bind Password Using CLI

Customer Managed Applies to customer-managed instances of Alation

This article explains how to reset the LDAP Bind password if it is forgotten, or it you want to set a new password. This functionality is supported starting from Alation version 5.5.

Resetting the LDAP Bind Password

To reset the LDAP Bind password,

1. Sign into the Alation shell as the administrator. 2. Run

alation_conf alation.authentication.ldap.bind_password -s <new_password>

The password is changed. Old password is no longer available.

Successful Completion

The above steps are considered successful if:

  • You can log into the LDAP Bind using the new password.