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How can we reset a service account password in F5 from the CLI? Is that even possible? If yes, can anyone please let me know the CLI commands?

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Using tmsh to modify the system maintenance account passwords

Impact of procedure: Performing the following procedure should not have a negative impact on your system.

Log in to the TMOS Shell (tmsh) by typing the following command:

tmsh

To modify the password for the root account, type the following command: Note: If you need to modify the password for only the admin account, skip to step 5.

modify auth password root

When prompted, type the new root password. When prompted, retype the new root password to confirm. Note: If you need to modify the password for only the root account, skip the remaining steps.

To modify the password for the admin account, type the following command:

modify auth user admin prompt-for-password

When prompted, type the new admin password. When prompted, retype the new admin password to confirm. To save changes to the configuration files, type the following command:

save sys config

Exit tmsh by typing the following command:

quit

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