Change the Admin Password on Distributed CloudΒΆ

You can change the keystone admin user password across the entire Distributed Cloud system.


Ensure that all subclouds are managed and online.


  1. Change the password.

    1. Do one of the following to change a keystone admin user password on System Controller.

      • In the System Controller context, select Identity > Users. Select Change Password from the Edit menu for the Admin user.

      • From the CLI:

        ~(keystone_admin)]$ openstack --os-region-name SystemController user password set

        Respond to the prompts to complete the process.

    2. Source the script /etc/platform/openrc if you will continue to use the environment from the previous CLI command.

      $ source /etc/platform/openrc
  2. After five minutes, lock and then unlock each controller in the System Controller.

  3. Lock and then unlock each controller in each subcloud.


    In a subcloud, if the CLI command returns an authentication error after you source the script /etc/platform/openrc, you can verify the password on the subcloud by using the command env | grep OS_PASSWORD. If it returns the old password, you will need to run the command keyring set CGCS admin and provide the new admin password.