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Changing the storage system password

You can change the storage system password, which is also the password for the root user account.


  1. Do one of the following:
    If you are using a... Then...

    Telnet session or the console to administer the storage system

    1. Enter the following command: passwd
    2. Enter the storage system account name: root
    3. Enter the existing storage system password (not required if you are root or have the security-passwd-change-others capability).
    4. Enter a new password, and then enter it a second time to confirm it.

    Remote Shell connection to administer the storage system

    Enter the following command: rsh filer_name passwd old_password new_password root