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One or more hosts are using the default password

  • 12 August 2019
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Hello,

I keep getting the following message when I run a health check
Running : health_checks system_checks default_password_check

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/health_checks/system_checks/default_password_check [ INFO ]
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Detailed information for default_password_check:
Node 1.2.3.4
INFO: One or more hosts are using the default password
Refer to KB 6153 (http://portal.nutanix.com/kb/6153) for details on default_password_check or Recheck with: ncc health_checks system_checks default_password_check
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| State | Count |
+-----------------------+
| Info | 1 |
| Total Plugins | 1 |
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Plugin output written to /home/nutanix/data/logs/ncc-output-latest.log


When I check the node with the IP listed I cannot find any user account with the default password set. Admin is not default neither is the Nutanix user. I cannot figure out what is triggering this health alert.

Any suggestions?

Thank you

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Did you check this KB?
https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/kbs/details?targetId=kA00e000000LKXcCAO
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Few Things to Note here:
*This is INFO message which appears when default password "nutanix/4u" is being used for nutanix user
*As @diegodco mentioned please refer to KB Default_pwd_check for more info
*Always run latest release of NCC to verify cluster status,when writing this answer NCC latest build is 3.8.0.1

You can explore Portal's Download Section for latest ncc builds

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