How to Change zabbix admin password

This is an article where the main purpose is to show how to change the password of an administrator role for accessing Zabbix management page as specified in the title of this article. The steps for accomplishing that purpose is by doing sequences of command follows :

1. Basically, just access the database which is responsible for storing data related with zabbix. In the context of this article, it is MySQL Database Server since zabbix is using it as the database engine.  For accessing MySQL Database Server via command, the article in this link which has the title of ‘MySQL Database Access from Command Line in Linux’ that can be a help.

  1. Select the database which is used by zabbix.  It can be done by executing the following command :

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How to Reset nagiosadmin Password

In one occasion, I try to access my Nagios monitoring server page and it is very tragic that I forgot the password to access it. Nagios installation itself by default has its primary username to be used for accessing Nagios monitoring server page. The username or the account is ‘nagiosadmin’ and I hardly remembered the password.

This is where the pop-up dialog box appears to ask for username and password to access Nagios monitoring server page where I edited the URL of Nagios monitoring server so it can be hidden :

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Display of pop-up dialog box for authentication entering Nagios monitoring server page in Chrome web browser

Another image which is clearly shown the Nagios Administration authentication pop-up dialog box. I edited the image below so the URL of Nagios Administration monitoring server page didn’t shown up :

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