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Set Up Registry Password

As a System Administrator, you can password-protect the Registry to prevent users from modifying the Registry; that is, restrict users from performing top-level activities such as creating, modifying and deleting Storages. Once you have set password protection, only those users who have a valid Administrator password can modify the Registry.

You can also change the password at regular intervals, for added security.


In order to set the Registry Administrator password:

  • In Enterprise Architect, open the Cloud model that is designated as the RAS Registry
  • Open the RAS window (Publish > Model Exchange > Reusable Assets)
  • The Set Administrator Password button is displayed next to the 'Registry' field
  • Click on this button to display the 'Set Administrator Password' dialog

Set the Administrator Password



Enter old password

Disabled if no password exists for the Registry.

If Registry has a current password, type it in to this field.

New password

Type in the new Administrator password.

Retype new

Type in the new Administrator password, for confirmation.


Click on this button to set the password and close the dialog.


Click on this button to abort the changes and close the dialog.


  • To remove password protection from the Registry, complete the 'Enter old password' field but leave the 'New password' and 'Retype new' fields blank
  • If a Storage has a 'Complete Access' password, then you can use either the Administrator password or the 'Complete Access' password to modify the Storage

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