Help us improve your experience.

Let us know what you think.

Do you have time for a two-minute survey?


Changing the PostgreSQL Administrator Account Password (CTPView Server Menu)

For security purposes, change the default password for the PostgreSQL server administrator user account.

Best Practice:

Change the PostgreSQL administrator account password at least yearly and whenever administrators change.

Before you begin, log in to the CTPView server and access the CTPView Configuration Menu. See Accessing the CTPView Server Configuration Menu (CTPView Server Menu).


You cannot use an SSH application to access the CTPView server until you have configured the server in your network and assigned it an IP address. See Configuring the Network Access (CTPView Server Menu).

To change the PostgreSQL administrator account password:

  1. From the CTPView Configuration Menu, select 6) PostgreSQL Functions.
  2. Select 1) Change PostgreSQL Administrator password.
  3. Follow the prompts to complete changing the password.