The PingAccess configuration database is protected by randomly-generated passwords on startup. You can rotate these passwords for additional security.

  1. Open a terminal window and go to the <PA_HOME>/bin directory.
  2. To ensure the JAVA_HOME environment variable is set correctly, run the echo $JAVA_HOME command.
  3. To ensure the proper Java executable is in your path, run the java -version command.

    If this command returns a value indicating that the Java executable is not a supported version, correct this issue before continuing.

  4. Stop PingAccess.
  5. Run the relevant rotation script for your environment:
    • For Windows:db-passwd-rotate.bat

    • For Linux:

  6. Restart PingAccess.