Several administration tasks can be done via PUC, but some tasks, such as adding users, adding and assigning roles, and changing passwords, can only be done through PAC.
Running PAC is quite straightforward; execute the startup script
[PAC]/start-pac.bat (Windows) or
[PAC]/start-pac.sh (Unix/Linux). In a moment, the console will show that the server has already started.
As it is also a web application, you can access PAC through your web browser. The standard URL and port for PAC is
http://localhost:8099. The default username/password are
password, which can be changed. Besides, users/roles can be managed from the PAC console. The following screenshot shows the Pentaho Administration Console (PAC):