How to reset Icinga root Password


Reset root password with Source Install

run the following command

# make icinga-reset-password

Reset root password with Debian Packages

run the following command

# dpkg-reconfigure icinga-web

Reset Password on PostgreSQL

#> su – postgres

$ psql

postgres=# ALTER USER icinga_web WITH PASSWORD ‘icinga_web’ CREATEDB;

For Older Version

Older version of Icinga uses htaccess password.

To reset the password in HT Password file, run the following command.

You can find the location of htpassword in Apache config file.

#htpasswd -c /usr/local/icinga/etc/htpasswd.users icingaadmin


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