PIX 501 change password

Posted on 2006-06-06
Last Modified: 2013-11-16
How do I change the passwords on a PIX 501?  The system seems to want an encrypted string.  I know the current passwords and I want to change them to be different than the previous IT person had been using.  I don't know squat about managing a PIX (yet), and I may hire someone, but I want to get the passwords changed ASAP.  The two passwords I have are the one used to log in to the router, and the one used after typing enable, I need to get both changed.
Question by:SkipFire
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    type in config t

    pix(config)#enable pass XXXXX
    pix(config)#password XXXX


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