Change Password for PBS Datastore?


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Jun 20, 2023
I have a PBS server with a user "backup@pbs", and the credentials for that account are used by my PVE to connect and upload backups.

I need to change the password for that user, but once I do that all my backups will break obviously. Is there a way to update the credentials in PVE? Or do I just need to remove and re-add the datastore? I am not seeing an obvious way to change the credentials through the UI, and dont want to delete and re-add the datastore unless necessary. If I do delete and re-add, will there be any adverse consequences (file permissions for the backups getting messed up, etc)?

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you should be able to set a new password on the cli with:

pvesm set ut-pbs --password

it will then ask the password and save it
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