WatchGuard XTM 25 & 26 password change

Hi Everyone

I need someone to please explain where I can change the password on the web interface of the Watchguard 25 firewall the default password are readwrite but want to change it.

Thanks SD
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ncomperCommented:
by default there are two accounts created on a watchguard unit:

Admin
status

It seems like you are connecting to the device using the WebGui and the admin account. to make changes these settings are located under "System > Passphrase" this will drop you into the following location:
adminpassword.PNG
This may differ depending on the OS of the unit its self. if you can not find this in the webgui connect via WSM (Watchguard System Manager) initially with the status account, Open Policy Manager then:

File > Manager Users and Roles (input admin password)
change details and Save
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