Default Passwords for World Wide Packets/Lightning Edge Equipment

Jim Burwell jimb at
Wed Jan 6 19:12:29 UTC 2010

On 1/6/2010 01:23, Dobbins, Roland wrote:
> On Jan 6, 2010, at 4:18 PM, Matthew Palmer wrote:
>> 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>
> heh
> No password at all, operator prompted at the console during startup unless/until he sets one.  No IP address, et. al. until a password is set.
Yeah.  And for devices with no console, only network interfaces, a
default IP address, no default password, and no default route (just in
case they plug it into a real LAN instead of a laptop.  :p  ).

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