Stopping/Starting Riak.

Kevin Burton rkevinburton at
Sat Jan 12 10:35:07 EST 2013

It is not sudo. I have already entered the password for sudo at this point.

-----Original Message-----
From: Justin Sheehy [mailto:justin at] 
Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2013 9:30 AM
To: Kevin Burton
Cc: riak-users at
Subject: Re: Stopping/Starting Riak.

On Jan 12, 2013, at 10:26 AM, Kevin Burton wrote:

> I noticed that I have no problem with 'sudo /etc/init.d/riak stop'. But,
when I try to start the process with 'sudo /etc/init.d/riak start' I am met
with a prompt for a password. What is the password? I don't recall setting a

That is sudo, not Riak, asking for your password. You should use the same
password that you use to log in to that machine.


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