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Reset Admin Password On Fortigate 100A

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have a fortigate 100 A and can not find the password .
I have tried this a few times and have no success

 "Log on at the console with the user name "maintainer" and password "bcpb" followed immediately by the unit serial number."

try with:
user : maintainer
password : bcpbFG100A2906505157

LOGIN INCORRECT :(
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by:Fly-Boy
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Have you tried the default of just 'admin' and blank password?
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by:Diskal
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yep
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by:chakko
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Here is an article to reset for firewall to factory default configuration.  

If you have a backup of the configuration you can restore it afterwards.

http://kc.forticare.com/default.asp?SID=&Lang=1&id=338


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by:Diskal
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Thanks, but I have no backup.
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1./ This link above is a part 1 of Reset Admin Password Procedure. You can use following link

http://kc.forticare.com/default.asp?id=999&Lang=1 for full details of backup and reset password admin from previous configuration.

2./ If you use your method as in http://www.afterschool.dk/documents/network/fortigate-password-reset/ using maintainer account, try insert Serial No. Only, not include FG100A.

Good luck
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by:Diskal
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I tried without "FG100A" not working
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