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Overview of default usernames for NSM devices and how to change/reset password of each username



Article ID: KB25498 KB Last Updated: 30 Nov 2012Version: 2.0
This article provides an overview of the default usernames that are being used for NSM devices and how to change or reset the password of each of them.
An overview of the default usernames that are being used for NSM Appliance and how to change or reset the password of each of them.

Two different default usernames are as follows:

  • admin user for CLI /WebUI login (default password: abc123).

  • super user for client login. The password is set by the admin user during the initial configuration (that is, there is no default password).

admin password:

  • Change or modify: the default password (abc123) is used during the initial configuration, after installation. The initial configuration prompts the user to change the default password. For more information, refer to KB14172 - What is the default admin password on NSMXPress?

    Later on, this password can still be changed by using the nsm_setup NSM CLI menu settings:
    Initializing, please wait
            NSMXpress Settings Menu
           1> Change Password
           2> Set Interfaces
           3> Set Routing
           4> Change Hostname
           5> Set DNS Servers
           6> Change Time Options
           7> Forward Local Status Emails
           8> System Security Update
           9> Reconfigure NSM Regional Server
           Q> Quit
           R> Redraw menu
           Choice [1-9,Q,R]: Q    
  • Reset: When the last working password is forgotten, refer to KB11470 - Recovering from lost admin Password on NSMXpress.

super password:

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