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Root Password

  • #16817
    Jayashankar VS

    The sandbox is up and running on my system, I want to know what is the default root password?

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  • #16818
    Jayashankar VS

    Never mind I got the password, it’s hadoop.


    Hi Jayashankar,

    Thanks for letting us know that you found the password.


    Amol Haval

    USER NAME : root
    password :hadoop


    Hi Amal,

    Yes, as stated in other forum posts, that’s the default password for the Sandbox, which can be changed if desired.


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