8.12 User settings

Change the password of a local account

Using the web user interface

  1. Go to the User settings icon, at the upper right corner

  2. Click on it

  3. You should be redirected to this screen:


  • Insert valid current Password

  • Once a valid password is inserted, the other fields will become available to be edited

  • Enter New Password value

  • Enter Confirm New Password value

  • Validation is done between New and Confirm New Password values

  • Select to Update

Using the ChangePassword tool to change the password for the default administrator

You can find the tool in the Tools directory of your installation. By default, it will be C:\Program Files\OPSWAT\MetaDefender Vault\Tools directory.

This tool needs to run on the same machine where MetaDefender Vault is installed.

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  1. Run the tool. You will be asked to provide your current password.

  2. If the password is correct you will be asked to enter a new password.

  3. Click Change password

  4. Close the tool. You will now be able to log in using the specified password.

Change email of a local account

  1. From the upper right corner, click the Settings arrow, next to the UPLOAD FILES button.

  2. Click the "User setting" option

  3. Switch to the “Change Email” tab

  4. Type your current password

  5. Once the password is validated, the other field becomes available

  6. Enter a new email address. Please note that the address must be valid

  7. Click Update