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Couchbase passwords

Use of passwords is an important security measure in Couchbase.

Couchbase Server supports several passwords:

  • Administrative passwords for Couchbase administrators and LDAP administrators

  • Bucket passwords to secure data access to each bucket

As a security best practice, choose passwords that are strong and periodically updated:

  • Strong passwords should have at least seven (8) characters, consisting of letters (upper and lower case), digits, and special characters.

  • Passwords should be rotated periodically based on organization’s requirements.

You can reset any forgotten administrative passwords using the reset_password tool.