3rd December 2022

How to Restart McAfee TIE Server’s Root User Password?

In this article, we will explain how to restart the root user password of the McAfee TIE(Threat Intelligence Exchange) server. In a very busy environment, forgetting passwords usually happens to us. Now, by following the steps below, let’s restart the root user password of the McAfee TIE server.

restart Tie Server
restart Tie Server

 

After restarting McAfee TIE Server, we press the letter “e” when starting.

Pressing the letter "e".
Pressing the letter “e”

 

After pressing the letter “e“, a screen like the one below will appear.

McAfee together is power
McAfee together is power

 

On the next screen, we type the command “init=/bin/bash” and press enter.

init=/bin/bash
init=/bin/bash
init=/bin/bash

 

On the next screen, we press the letter “b” this time.

Pressing the letter "b"
Pressing the letter “b”

 

On the boot screen, we write the command “mount -o remount,rw /“. We press the enter key.

mount -o remount,rw /
mount and remount
mount and remount

 

Then type the “passwd” command and click enter.

passwd
passwd
passwd

 

Then we enter our new password and press enter. It asks for the password we entered again and we enter the password again. We press the enter key. As you can see on the screen, we have successfully changed the password of our root user.

changed the password
changed the password

 

Finally, we provide the synchronization by typing the “sync” command and restarting our server with the “reboot -f” command.

sync
reboot -f
sync and reboot -f
sync and reboot -f

 

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