When you start up Virtuoso for the first time, there are 3 user
Table 3.1. Default users of
WebDAV account for internal
usage in VAD (disabled by default).
Default demo user for the
demo database. This user is the owner of the Demo catalogue of the
SQL User for demonstrating
SQL user account for
'Forums' tutorial application demonstration in the Demo
One database user and 2 WebDAV users. These users have their
passwords set to default values. It is therefore important to
change them immediately after the installation.
The one database user is the database administrator with
username "dba" and password "dba". This can be changed using the
utility. When started without parameters, the ISQL tries to log on
as dba with the default password. The SQL statement to change a
user's password is:
set password <old password> <new password>
The password is an identifier, so take care to use proper
The 2 WebDAV user accounts, dav and davuser also have their
password set to their username. There are 2 easy ways to change
them. Either use the GUI in Administration Interface under WebDAV
Administration / WebDAV services / Users Administrator or use the
update WS.WS.SYS_DAV_USER set U_PASSWORD='<new password>'
Note quotation around varchar values. Please remember to perform
these operations for all Virtuoso server instances installed. By
default these are the Virtuoso with an empty database and Virtuoso
[demo] with the demo database.