airControl - How to Reset Password (Linux)

Overview


This article will guide users in the steps to reset a password on the airControl Server (Linux). 

Table of Contents


Step 1 - Stop airControl Service

Step 2 - Add "-DresetAdminPassword" to airControl2Server.vmoptions

Step 3 - Start airControl Service

Step 4 - Stop airControl Service

Step 5 - Remove "-DresetAdminPassword" from airControl2Server.vmoptions

Step 6 - Start airControl Service

Step 7 - Connect with Client and Update Password

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Step 1 - Stop airControl Service


$ sudo service airControl2Server stop

Step 2 - Add "-DresetAdminPassword" to airControl2Server.vmoptions


$ sudo echo "-DresetAdminPassword">> /opt/Ubiquiti/AirControl2/airControl2Server.vmoptions

Step 3 - Start airControl Service


$ sudo service airControl2Server start

Step 4 - Stop airControl Service


$ sudo service airControl2Server stop

Step 5 - Remove "-DresetAdminPassword" from airControl2Server.vmoptions


$ sudo sed -i "s/-DresetAdminPassword//g" /opt/Ubiquiti/AirControl2/airControl2Server.vmoptions

Step 6 - Start airControl Service


$ sudo service airControl2Server start

Step 7 - Connect with Client and Update Password


Log in with the client using the existing username and if the steps above were completed correctly, the password will now be “ubnt”. You may now change your password using the user account settings in the client.

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