Brocade fibre channel switches containing the Fabric OS (FOS) will be delivery with the preconfigured default accounts admin, root and user. It is important not to use default passwords in a productive environment, so therefor please change the passwords.
Change the passwords of the accounts root, user and factoryby using SSH.
At the first login you will be prompted to set new password. With ENTER you can start the process by pressing Ctrl-C you can abort the process. At the next login, you will be asked again to change the password.
root:fibranne / password
Login to the switch by using SSH:
# ssh <your-ipaddress> login as: root root@<your-ipaddress>'s password: ================================================================================ ATTENTION: It is recommended that you change the default passwords for all the switch accou nts. Refer to the product release notes and administrators guide if you need further information. ================================================================================ ----------------------------------------------------------------- Disclaimer for Root Account Usage! This Fibre Channel switch is equipped with the Root account that is intended for diagnostics and debugging purposes solely by the Equipment vendor's trained engineers. Improper use of functionality made available through the Root account could cause significant harm and disruption to the operation of the SAN fabric. Your use of the functionality made available through the Root account is at your sole risk and you assume all liability resulting from such use. The Equipment vendor shall have no liability for any losses or damages arising from or relating to the use of the Root account (and the functionality enabled thereby) by anyone other than the Equipment vendor's authorized engineers. Proceeding with the usage of this switch as the Root user explicitly indicates your agreement to the terms of this disclaimer. Please change passwords for 'root' account now. Warning: Access to the Root account may be required for proper support of the switch. Please ensure the Root password is documented in a secure location. Recovery of a lost Root password will result in fabric downtime. for user - root Changing password for root Enter old password: Enter new password: Re-type new password: passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully Please change passwords for switch default accounts now. Use Control-C to exit or press 'Enter' key to proceed. for user - admin Changing password for admin Enter new password: Re-type new password: passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully Please change passwords for switch default accounts now. for user - user Changing password for user Enter new password: Re-type new password: passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully Saving passwords to stable storage. Passwords saved to stable storage successfully
Query the status of all user accounts:
# userconfig --show -a
In case the password-change wizzard does not show up, just login with the user and type:
to change your password.