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Generate a Solr Password Hash With a Shell Script

In 2017 I published a small Java utility for generating Solr password hashes, because I didn't like launching Solr with well-known credentials. I would've preferred doing it with just a shell script, but found myself unable to replicate the hash creation process with sha256sum.

A couple days ago user rmalchow contacted me on Github with a solution for that, which I want to share here.

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Generate a Solr Password Hash

Recent versions of Solr allow restricting access via authentication and authorization plugins, for instance the basic authentication plugin. The documentation shows an example security.json that you can upload into Zookeeper (assuming that you're running SolrCloud).

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