Telnet / SSH to PIX

Posted on 2008-11-11
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have been unable to telnet or SSh to the PIX ( I can web in) I get to the login screen and it asks me:
"login as:"

I tried putting a username and password but that didn't work What do I do?
Question by:johnc0817
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    Expert Comment

    default should be


    Author Comment

    cisco/cisco didn't work

    I have an enable password which I can use when in PDM, with no username.

    How do I change the telnet/SSH password?
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    pix should be the user name.

    the telnet password you can change by typing

    passwd newpassword from global configuration mode.

    the ssh password is bound to a username so you would have to type

    username yourusername password secret password
    ssh host ip inside

    Author Comment

    I just tried it again:

    telnet worked with just the passwd.
    SSH used pix as the username and the passwd.


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