Password

All qbee.io configuration management options can get accessed through the "Configuration" function. Please see the "Configuration management" section for additional information. It resides under "security".

In the passowrd configuration pane you can set your different user passwords. This can be done on a device level or group level for multiple devices. Prevent standard user passwords from being deployed in your production environment. Change passwords if service technicians leave to prevent security weaknesses.

User passwords need to be inserted as a hash

qbee expects the user password as hashes, not clear text passwords. See below how to create these hashes.

Please note that the passwords need to be inserted as a hash, not a clear text password. Depending on what hash you create the password will be set accordingly. We recommend that you use SHA-512 or stronger and not MD-5. Even if you do not know the previous password qbee will overwrite and create a new password.

Info

If a new user is added and the user is assigned a password during the same commit it takes two runs of the qbee agent to converge and set the password. Users can be managed here

qbee-password-configuration

Tip

Please refer to your Linux distribution how to create password hashes. On many system this will produce a SHA-512 hash:
mkpasswd -m sha-512 -s