Single-user authentication is an easy way to get started with Humio, but with added security compared to the no-authentication mode, in that you need a password to log in to Humio. The login username is
Be advised that the password is stored in clear-text in the Humio configuration file. As a result, anyone with read permissions to that file will have access to the password. The single-user authentication method is meant as a quick way to get started. However, for productions systems you should use some of the multi-user authentication methods.
To start Humio in single-user mode you need to specify the following two configuration settings:
You log in with the
developer user account and the password specified in the configuration file.