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Occasional Contributor
Posts: 16
Registered: ‎09-10-2013

root or factory password reset

Hey Everyone,

 

I dont remember root password and factory password or these passwords were changed earlier.

 

Is there a way to reset them without reboot or disrupt the switch.

 

I have already tried the default passwords and they are not working now

 

pls help to reset those default account passwords

Regards,
Dhakshinamoorthy Balasubramanian
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Re: root or factory password reset

Password recovery, is the most common discussed question.

 

Please use the search option here in the community, and you find a lot of threads.

 

However in few words, the answer is No.

 

If you have forgot admin and/or root password, or both, you must reset the password with password recovery procedure, and the switch must  be rebooted.

 

if you have no access to the procedure, must open a call with Brocade or OEM Supplier, Support and maintenance contract is required.

 

 

 

 

TechHelp24
Senior Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎09-12-2018

Re: root or factory password reset

It is possible change root password from factory account?

When we lost root password but when we have factory password.

Super Contributor
Posts: 320
Registered: ‎04-04-2018

Re: root or factory password reset

Hello,

 

i don't think so ...you have to folllow password recovery procedure.

 

Do you tried known root passwords from Brocade or OEM? Or was the root password changed to something else ?

Please mark this response as "Accept as Solution" if it answers your question.

Marian Bezeg

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