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F5 FirePass password recovery

Posted on 2011-02-23
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How can I recover the "root" and "admin" password on an F5 FirePass device?
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Question by:NoviaNet
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by:younghv
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Publicly available information suggests the following:
Try "admin" and "admin",
"root" and "default" and,
"blank" and "blank" (none)
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CLoz earned 500 total points
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You will need to log into the console using the username "maintenance"  

There is an option to reset the Admin password only.  The password will be reset to th factory default which is "admin"

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by:younghv
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Qlemo,
The information/procedure are well established - as both Experts posted.
I suggest a split.
Thank you.
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by:NoviaNet
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The publicly available suggestions above are simply the defaults. Once someone has configured the unit, those are worthless on the F5 systems.
However, logging in with "maintenance" worked.

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