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Anyone know how to reset the root password on the fas270?

paultran63

Anyone know how to reset the root password on the fas270?

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rbalaji

telnet to the filer and use 'passwd' command. It will ask for the login and new password.

BRIANJESTER123

Thanks Balaji, worked like a charm.

madden

If you've forgotten the password you can reset the password but it requires system downtime. Instructions are here:

http://now.netapp.com/NOW/knowledge/docs/ontap/rel7311/html/ontap/sysadmin/accessing/task/t_oc_accs_filer-boot-storage-system.html

mickehoe123

As above netapp article,,, but is the filer on an AD domain??? If it is the try logging in as a Domain admin.... If you get logged in the you can change to root password from there...

If not its ctrl + c on start up and select option 3...

Good luck

paultran63

Yes, my question has been answered

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