You can specify a different user name and password for the Update Manager or UMDS database connection.

Before you begin

  • Verify that the ODBC connection to the database works fine before you change the database connection settings.

  • Stop the Update Manager service.

About this task


If you are using an Oracle database for Update Manager or UMDS, you can change only the database password.


  1. In the Options pane of the Update Manager Utility, click Database Settings.
  2. In the Configurations pane, type the new user name and password for the DSN.
  3. Type the password again in the Confirm Password text box.
  4. Click Apply.
  5. Restart the Update Manager service.