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App Control: How to Set a Global CLI Password

App Control: How to Set a Global CLI Password


  • App Control Console: All Supported Versions
  • App Control Agent: All Supported Versions


To set a Global CLI Password in the App Control Console.


  1. Login to the Console and navigate to System Configuration (gear icon) > General > Edit.
  2. Under "Agent Management" enable Global Password and specify a password.
  3. Click "Update".
Reminder: Any Disconnected Agent will not know this new password until the next time it connects to the Server.

Additional Notes

  • Currently there is no option to view or retrieve the Global CLI Password. It can only be changed.
  • The Global CLI Password will be built into all Agent Installers for new installs.
  • Any Connected Agent will be updated with the new Global CLI Password.
  • Password length must be fewer than 64 characters, and be in the ASCII character set due to Microsoft Windows command line limitations.
  • Password should not contain the following DOS special characters as some older Microsoft Windows versions may not support them: 

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