Splunk® User Behavior Analytics

Administer Splunk User Behavior Analytics

Change the password for Splunk UBA services

To help satisfy any auditing or hardening requirements in your environment, passwords can be configured for internal Splunk UBA services to enhance the security of your system.

Use the --help option in the CLI to view information about the command options.

For Redis connections

Use the following command to configure or change a password for Redis connections:


For any individual service or all services

Use the following password to configure or change a password for any individual service or all services:


Password characters

Use any combination of the following characters in your passwords:

For Redis connections using a warm standby cluster, do not include special characters in your password. Special characters break replication.

Password component Example
Letters a-z or A-Z
Numbers 0-9
Exclamation point !
Ampersand &
Pound sign #
Dollar sign $
Caret ^
Less than sign <
Greater than sign >
Hyphen -

Splunk UBA does not enforce additional requirements about the constitution of the passwords beyond what is required by the individual components.

Last modified on 12 March, 2024
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® User Behavior Analytics: 5.1.0,, 5.2.0, 5.2.1, 5.3.0, 5.4.0

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