Modifying passwords

Reset a lost or forgotten password to regain access to your account.

If you forget or lose your current password, reset it to regain access to your account. You can also change your known, current password.

Resetting your password

Use this procedure if you forgot or lost your password and want to reset it.

Complete the following steps if you forgot or lost your password and want to reset it.

Procedure

  1. Open a browser, navigate to DataStax Astra, and log in.
  2. On the Login page, click the Forgot Password link.
  3. In the Forgot Your Password window, enter the email address associated with your account, then click Submit.

    A password reset link is sent to the specified email address.

  4. In the password reset email, click the link to reset your password.
    The link expires after five minutes.

    A new browser tab opens to the Update Password page.

  5. In the Update Password page, enter a new password and confirm it.
  6. Click Submit to reset your password.

Results

Your password is reset and you are logged in to DataStax Astra.

Changing your login password

Use this procedure if you know your login password for the DataStax Cloud console and want change it.

Complete the following steps if you know your login password for the DataStax Cloud console and want to change it.

Procedure

  1. Open a browser, navigate to DataStax Astra, and log in.
  2. In the upper-right corner, click the arrow next to your username and click Reset Password.

    A password reset link is sent to the email address associated with your account. If the email address you entered is found in the database, a message is sent to that address with a link to reset your password.

    The link expires within 12 hours.

  3. In the password reset email, click the link to reset your password.
  4. In the Change Password window, enter a new password, confirm the password, and click Submit to change your password.

Results

Your new password is recorded and can be used for subsequent logins to the DataStax Cloud console. Use your new password to log in.

Changing your database password

Use this procedure to change the password for your database user.

Complete the following steps to change the password for your database user.

Procedure

  1. Open a browser, navigate to DataStax Astra, and log in.
  2. From the Databases page, under Actions, click the ellipsis for the database you want to connect to and select Connection details.
    1. Click reset password to reset the password for your database user.
    2. Enter a new password, confirm the password, and then click Change Password.

Results

The password for the indicated user of the database is changed to the specified password.