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Author's profile photo Gaurav Jowhry

How to reset the sccadmin password for SCC (SAP Control center) ?

Passencrypt utility is located in the SCC bin directory. 

Passencrypt uses the SHA-256 hash algorithm for passwords used in the PreConfiguredLoginModule in csi_config.xml.

Please follow the below steps to reset password of sccadmin user :

1. cd $SYBASE/SCC-3*/bin

2. Run command “passencrypt -csi” and input desired password(For example:SAP).

   * Password: <input desired pw,for example:SAP> – note that it is not echoed to the screen that generates a pwd like this


3. Take backup and then Edit csi_config.xml file located in $SYBASE/SCC-3*/conf, Copy/paste the encrypted password for sccadmin user.

    For example:

      <!– Default SCC admin account: sccadmin –>

      <authenticationProvider controlFlag=”sufficient”


          <options name=”username” value=”sccadmin”/>

          <options name=”password” value=”{SHA-256:j/m5W2iNjKA=}DDBxzbNdiNckWTp4pNrML8NmYeTYDro14v+2w3lUWFg=”/>

          <options name=”roles” value=”SCC Administrator”/>


4. Save the csi_config.xml file.

5. Restart SCC( SAP Control Center).

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      Author's profile photo Amit Chourey
      Amit Chourey

      Thanks Gaurav for sharing such useful information!

      Author's profile photo Manuel Amortegui
      Manuel Amortegui

      after this process the password remains, or with which password you enter.? Thanks

      Author's profile photo Manuel Amortegui
      Manuel Amortegui
      it worked, thanks