Virgo admin UI access via localhost only

The Virgo admin UI is configured to only be accessible via a local host. Access to this UI can be made via http://localhost:8080/admin. This should not be used under normal circumstances, but can be useful for debugging purposes.

To change the credentials of this console, get root console access to the machine(s) running the HP VAN SDN Controllerr and edit the following file:


This file includes the following two entries:



where role.admin defines the user and user.admin defines the password. This file needs to be owned by user:sdn, group:sdn. Changes to this file require a restart of the controller to recognize the new credentials.

To disable access to the Virgo Admin UI, either remove the following file or move it to a safe location outside the pickup directory.