Default Passwords for World Wide Packets/Lightning Edge Equipment

Barry Shein bzs at
Wed Jan 13 17:21:06 UTC 2010

On January 12, 2010 at 23:03 Valdis.Kletnieks at (Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:
 > On Tue, 12 Jan 2010 17:50:37 PST, Bill Stewart said:
 > > A password recovery method I've found very frustrating is to use the
 > > serial number or similar value that's on a label on the bottom of the
 > > equipment.
 > Related pet peeve:  Inventory and asset control people that stick a sticker on
 > hardware and then expect to be able to scan the barcode at a later date. Works
 > fine if the barcode sticker actually ends up facing the front or the back of
 > the rack.  But occasionally, the sticker ends up stuck on an empty space on the
 > printed circuit board of a upgrade blade that's plugged into a chassis...

Sounds like RFID FTW!

Actually, I have no idea if it'd work, maybe someone else does. Seems
like it'd be nice to be able to just wand a rack and poof out comes a
list of everything in it.

        -Barry Shein

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