Changing the Cyrus Administrator or Kolab Service Account Password

Changing the Kolab Service account password can be cumbersome business, since most services are configured to use the account to bind to LDAP and be able to read the entries. Examples of such services include Postfix, the Kolab SASL Authentication Daemon, the Kolab Synchronization Daemon, Cyrus IMAP, Roundcube, Chwala, Wallace, iRony, the Kolab Web Administration Panel and Syncroton.

Changing the Cyrus Administrator password can be equally cumbersome, albeit it is used in fewer locations — these services are still critical.

This article provides a step by step guide to a smooth transition between the old password and the new password.

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