Default Passwords for World Wide Packets/Lightning Edge Equipment
jfbeam at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 23:58:29 CST 2010
On Wed, 06 Jan 2010 19:13:28 -0500, Nick Hale <nhale at softlayer.com> wrote:
> I think the vendor you're thinking of was Cabletron (now Enterasys). I
> had to call them and give them the Serial Number for them to provide me
> with the default password to the system after a hard reset (this was for
> an ELS100-24TXG 'switch').
And their CPE gear had a 5 minute password reset window after power on.
We hated the customers who'd figured that out.
While we're on the subject, a lot of leibert gear has a dip switch/jumper
block to turn passwords off entirely. (of course, that requires physical
access and a power cycle.)
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