Default Passwords for World Wide Packets/Lightning Edge Equipment

Matthew Palmer mpalmer at
Wed Jan 6 09:18:37 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 08:26:25AM +0000, Dobbins, Roland wrote:
> > Does anyone know the default passwords for World Wide Packets 427 and 311v switches?
> One should think the fact that there are default passwords at all should be a cause for alarm, in and of itself.

As much as they're a definite security risk, I can't imagine what other
option there is.  The closest I can come to a solution is to set a random
password and flash it using a front-panel LED using morse.  <grin>

- Matt

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