Resetting secure storage password for MaxDB Studio


Introduction:

In this blog, we will provide the detailed steps to reset secure storage password for MaxDB database Studio (master password for Database Studio)

Scenario:

1. User is unable to login to MaxDB database studio due to an incorrect secure storage password.

2. You have installed a new MaxDB Studio and unaware of the secure storage password to login into the Studio for the first time.

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Prompting password to login into newly installed Studio

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Password incorrect pop-up

Procedure:

  • Click on cancel on the above Secure storage pop-up message and you will receive the below screen.

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Could not connect server message screen

  • Click on OK to proceed further.
  • Go to Window –> Preferences.

  • Expand General –> Security. Click on Secure storage hyperlink.

  • Go to Contents tab and expand [Default Secure Storage].
    Now expand org.eclipse.equinox.secure.storage, then click on windows64.
    Select the encryptedPassword row and click on Delete button.

  • Click on Yes to delete the default secure storage and all the data in it.

  • Secure storage will be deleted now. Click on yes to restart the Application.

  • The MaxDB Studio will be closed now. Open the application again and now you will be prompted to set a new password. Provide the new password and Click on OK.

  • You will get a message saying “A new master Password has been created…”. Click on yes if you want to provide additional information on Password Recovery (optional).

Conclusion:

By following the above steps, we can easily reset the secure storage password of MaxDB Database Studio.

Thank you for reading!

Regards,

Gauri Priyanka