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Re create an administrator user

Geoff Baskwill edited this page Jun 25, 2019 · 1 revision

If you are particularly creative, you can lock yourself out of Deep Security Smart Check. To regain access to the system, you can re-create an administrator user.

Get the current installed version of Deep Security Smart Check

Run the helm ls command:

$ helm ls
NAME                   	REVISION	UPDATED                 	STATUS   CHART           	APP VERSION	NAMESPACE
deepsecurity-smartcheck	1       	Sun Jun 23 10:01:49 2019	DEPLOYED smartcheck-1.2.9	1.2.9      	default

The version of Deep Security Smart Check that is installed will be shown in the APP VERSION column.

Use helm upgrade to create a recovery user

Assuming you have settings specific to your cluster in overrides.yaml, use the following command to create a recovery user. Replace 1.2.9 with the version from the previous step:

$ helm upgrade \
  --values overrides.yaml \
  --set auth.userName=recovery \
  deepsecurity-smartcheck \
  https://github.com/deep-security/smartcheck-helm/archive/1.2.9.tar.gz

The output of the command will include instructions for retrieving the recovery username and password.

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