NEMS Administrator User
Default Username and Password
The default username on a fresh installation of NEMS Linux is nemsadmin. This is used to sign-in to your NEMS Server (over SSH or keyboard connected to your NEMS Server) only until you run nems-init.
nems-init process is complete, you will need to instead
sign-in as your newly created account (which you specify
When you initialize NEMS, you will provide a password for the NEMS web interfaces. This username/password will be what you use to access NEMS features (eg., nCONF, Nagios Core, NagVis, Check_MK, Samba, Webmin, SSH, etc.).
Do not use the traditional passwd command to change your NEMS
administrator’s password. Doing so will leave your system in a broken
state (which can be fixed by running the correct command). Instead,
Multiple User Environments
At present, NEMS Linux is single-tenant. This means that if you wish to give one of your staff access to your NEMS Server, you would need to give them your NEMS Administrator credentials. This will change as NEMS Linux evolves. Please consider supporting the project on Patreon to help fund the development of NEMS Linux.