Chapter 2: Password Protection

Chapter 2: Password Protection

To protect the software against unauthorized configuration changes, an additional password has to be supplied for the GUI to launch. When starting the GUI for the first time, a self-defined password is requested. See Set initial password.

  • The password defined in the local GUI is also the password for the core components.

  • To prevent brute-force password attacks, a delay is used in GUI and CLI startup if too many incorrect passwords have been entered.

A password is required to:

Any eject or detach request for a volume must be confirmed with the password while the GUI is running. After confirming the volume, it will be detached or ejected.

  • When updating or uninstalling BlockyforVeeam®, a password is only required if the core is installed.

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