SUMMARY: reset root password on Sun 6120 array

From: Dustin Hoff <>
Date: Fri Dec 05 2003 - 12:22:58 EST
On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 10:55:49AM -0500, Dustin Hoff wrote:
> Does anyone know how to reset the root password on a 6120?  I tried
> booting the array with a serial console attached and then running
> "set password newpasswd", but i still can't login through telnet.
> Sun support claims that this can only be done by a field engineer,
> but that doesn't seem reasonable..

I didn't receive any replies to this, but sun support came through
with this:

from the level-2 (EPROM) prompt, 

	=> set passwd <new password>
	=> set flags 0x40000000
	=> boot

once the array has booted, login (with the new password) and change
it again with the passwd command.

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