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user-seed.conf

The following are the spec and example files for user-seed.conf.

user-seed.conf.spec

#   Version 6.5.1
#
# Specification for user-seed.conf.  Allows configuration of Splunk's
# initial username and password.  Currently, only one user can be configured
# with user-seed.conf.
#
# Specification for user-seed.conf.  Allows configuration of Splunk's initial username and password.
# Currently, only one user can be configured with user-seed.conf.
#
# To override the default username and password, place user-seed.conf in 
# $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/local. You must restart Splunk to enable configurations.
#
# http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Aboutconfigurationfiles
# To learn more about configuration files (including precedence) please see the documentation 
# located at http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Aboutconfigurationfiles

[user_info]

[user_info]
* Default is Admin.

USERNAME = <string> 
          * Username you want to associate with a password.
          * Default is Admin.

PASSWORD = <password>
          * Password you wish to set for that user.
          * Default is changeme.

user-seed.conf.example

#   Version 6.5.1
#
# This is an example user-seed.conf.  Use this file to create an initial
# This is an example user-seed.conf.  Use this file to create an initial login.
#
# NOTE: To change the default start up login and password, this file must be
# NOTE: To change the default start up login and password, this file must be in 
# $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/default/ prior to starting Splunk for the first time.
#
# To use this configuration, copy the configuration block into
# To use this configuration, copy the configuration block into user-seed.conf 
# in $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/system/local/. You must restart Splunk to enable configurations.
#
# To learn more about configuration files (including precedence) please see
# To learn more about configuration files (including precedence) please see the documentation 
# located at http://docs.splunk.com/Documentation/Splunk/latest/Admin/Aboutconfigurationfiles


[user_info]
USERNAME = admin
PASSWORD = myowndefaultPass

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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.5.1


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