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Create the Default Admin User

Applies to Product: USM Appliance™ AlienVault OSSIM®

When you connect to the USM Appliance web UI for the first time after installation and setup, USM Appliance prompts you to create the default admin user.

After you create the default admin, you can log in and use USM Appliance.

To create the default admin

  1. Access the USM Appliance web UI.

    The Welcome screen appears when you access the web UI for the first time.

    Welcome screen for Administer Account Creation.

  2. Fill out the form.

    Note: The option Share anonymous usage statistics and system information to help us make USM Appliance better enables telemetry. For information about this, see the KB article What Is Telemetry Collection and How Does It Work.

  3. When you finish filling out the form, click Start Using AlienVault.
  4. Type the admin username and password you created in the form, then click Login.

If you plan to have multiple administrators to help administer USM Appliance, you should create one or more admin users.

For instructions to create additional administrators locally on USM Appliance, see Create New Accounts for Local Users or to create additional administrators using LDAP, see Create New Accounts for LDAP Users.