Keystone Password RecoveryΒΆ

About this task

This section describes how to change or reset a Keystone user password.


  • Do one of the following to change a Keystone admin user password at any time.

    • Use the Identity panel in the Horizon Web interface.

    • Use the following command from the controller CLI.

      ~(keystone_admin)]$ openstack user password set
  • Use the following command to reset a Keystone non-admin user (tenant user) account.

    ~(keystone_admin)]$ openstack user set --password <temp_password> <user>

    where <user> is the username and <temp_password> is a temporary password.